Learn about the best words to describe the ISFJ personality type
Reading time: 5 minutes
Share this article:
How do other people see and describe ISFJs?
The wordcloud below shows the top 100 words used to describe people with similar Big Five personality dimensions as a typical ISFJ. Larger words describe the more prominent aspects of ISFJs.
Because ISFJs tend to have a relatively high level of introversion, with the occasional need for social withdrawal and relatively low levels of social enthusiasm, others sometimes describe them as quiet, bashful, shy, reserved, meek, or inhibited.
Because ISFJs tend to be relatively high in agreeableness, they are often unaggressive, modest, humble, and sincere, but in some cases, also sentimental, soft-hearted, obliging, and compliant.
20 adjectives for describing the ISFJ personality type
Below are the definitions (credit: wiktionary.org) of 20 adjectives that are usually good descriptions of the ISFJ personality type.
sentimental: Characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
humble: Not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming
prideless: Without pride; humble
unaggressive: Not aggressive; peaceable; not violent
obliging: Happy and ready to do favours for others
predictable: Able to be predicted; steady, reliable
modest: Not bragging or boasting about oneself or one’s achievements; unpretentious, humble