List of 160 brand personality traits to help you describe your brand

This comprehensive list of adjectives will help you find the right words to describe your brand.Your brand personality is one of three foundational pillars that will help you to establish a brand that is compelling and unique. (Learn more about the pillars of your brand foundation in this post.)

Brand personality helps you to create a distinct voice and vibe that connects with your target audience and brings a personable touch to your business.

Want to start with a step-by-step?

This post on creating a relatable brand personality covers the tips to help you figure out the kind of personality that will fit your business and connect with your clients.

And if you’re looking for a handy list of brand personality traits that you can use to find your perfect combination of unique descriptors, then you’re in luck! You’ll find a big list of 160 words to choose from below.

Brand values list

Active
Adventurous
Affectionate
Ambitious
Amusing
Appreciative
Articulate
Bizarre
Blunt
Boisterous
Calculating
Calm
Caring
Challenging
Charismatic
Charming
Cheerful
Clean
Clear-headed
Clever
Compassionate
Confident
Considerate
Cooperative
Courageous
Courteous
Crass
Creative
Crude
Cultured
Curious
Cute
Cynical
Daring
Decadent
Decisive
Dedicated
Delicate
Determined
Devious

Dignified
Disciplined
Discreet
Disruptive
Dramatic
Dreamy
Dynamic
Earnest
Efficient
Elegant
Eloquent
Empathetic
Energetic
Enthusiastic
Exciting
Extraordinary
Fair
Feminine
Forceful
Friendly
Fun-loving
Generous
Gentle
Glamorous
Gloomy
Good-natured
Gracious
Helpful
Heroic
Honest
Humble
Humorous
Hypnotic
Idealistic
Imaginative
Independent
Individualistic
Impatient
Insightful
Intelligent

Intense
Intuitive
Kind
Lazy
Leisurely
Lovable
Loyal
Masculine
Maternal
Mature
Mellow
Messy
Modest
Morbid
Mystical
Neat
Obsessive
Old-fashioned
Open
Optimistic
Orderly
Organized
Outspoken
Passionate
Paternal
Patriotic
Peaceful
Perfectionist
Personable
Playful
Polished
Pompous
Popular
Power-hungry
Practical
Private
Protective
Provocative
Purposeful
Quiet

Quirky
Rational
Reactionary
Relaxed
Reliable
Reserved
Resourceful
Respectful
Responsible
Romantic
Rustic
Sarcastic
Scholarly
Secretive
Secure
Self-reliant
Sensual
Sentimental
Serious
Sexy
Shrewd
Skeptical
Sociable
Sophisticated
Spontaneous
Stern
Stoic
Strong
Stylish
Suave
Sweet
Tidy
Tough
Understanding
Vivacious
Warm
Whimsical
Wise
Witty
Youthful

Want to take a fun quiz to help you learn the best words to describe your brand? Click here to take the brand personality quiz for a quick and insightful assessment of your brand.

Choose from this list of 160 adjectives to describe your brand personality.Last thoughts

So there you have it! 160 words to choose from as you narrow down the adjectives that best describe the vibe, the style, the voice of your brand.

As a general rule of thumb, it’s best to stick to a combination of 3 distinct traits. Once you have your brand personality traits, you can continuously refer back to them to keep your business consistent, whether you’re creating a logo, choosing brand colours or finding the right words and phrases for taglines and headings.

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