brief descriptions of the sixteen types


STJ

  • factual
  • thorough
  • systematic
  • dependable
  • steadfast
  • practical
  • organised
  • realistic
  • duty bound
  • sensible
  • painstaking
  • reliable

ISFJ

  • detailed

  • conscientious

  • traditional

  • loyal

  • patient

  • practical

  • organised

  • service-minded

  • devoted

  • protective

  • meticulous

  • responsible

INFJ

  • committed
  • loyal
  • compassionate
  • creative
  • intense
  • deep
  • determined
  • conceptual
  • sensitive
  • reserved
  • holistic
  • idealistic

INTJ

  • independent
  • logical
  • critical
  • original
  • systems-minded
  • firm
  • visionary
  • theoretical
  • demanding
  • private
  • global
  • autonomous

ISTP

  • logical
  • expedient
  • practical
  • realistic
  • factual
  • analytical
  • applied
  • independent
  • adventurous
  • spontaneous
  • adaptable
  • self-sufficient

 

ISFP

  • caring
  • gentle
  • modest
  • adaptable
  • sensitive
  • observant
  • co-operative
  • loyal
  • trusting
  • spontaneous
  • understanding
  • harmonious

INFP

  • compassionate
  • gentle
  • virtuous
  • adaptable
  • committed
  • curious
  • creative
  • loyal
  • devoted
  • deep
  • reticent
  • empathic

 

INTP

  • logical
  • sceptical
  • cognitive
  • detached
  • theoretical
  • reserved
  • precise
  • independent
  • speculative
  • original
  • autonomous
  • self-sufficient

 


ESTP

  • activity-orientated
  • adaptable
  • fun-loving
  • versatile
  • energetic
  • alert
  • spontaneous
  • pragmatic
  • easygoing
  • persuasive
  • outgoing
  • quick

ESFP

  • enthusiastic
  • adaptable
  • playful
  • friendly
  • vivacious
  • sociable
  • talkative
  • co-operative
  • easygoing
  • tolerant
  • outgoing
  • pleasant

ENFP

  • creative
  • curious
  • enthusiastic
  • versatile
  • spontaneous
  • expressive
  • independent
  • friendly
  • perceptive
  • energetic
  • imaginative
  • restless

 

ENTP

  • enterprising
  • independent
  • outspoken
  • strategic
  • creative
  • adaptive
  • challenging
  • analytical
  • clever
  • resourceful
  • questioning
  • theoretical

ESTJ

  • logical
  • decisive
  • systematic
  • objective
  • efficient
  • direct
  • practical
  • organised
  • impersonal
  • responsible
  • structured
  • conscientious

 

ESFJ

  • conscientious
  • loyal
  • sociable
  • personable
  • responsible
  • harmonious
  • co-operative
  • tactful
  • thorough
  • responsive
  • sympathetic
  • traditional

 

ENFJ

  • loyal
  • idealistic
  • personable
  • verbal
  • responsible
  • expressive
  • enthusiastic
  • energetic
  • diplomatic
  • concerned
  • supportive
  • congenial

 

ENTJ

  • logical
  • decisive
  • planning
  • tough
  • strategic
  • critical
  • controlled
  • challenging
  • straightforward
  • objective
  • fair
  • theoretical