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List of the most desirable personality traits in women and men. Wondering how to be successful, how to be charming and how to become popular? This crowdsourced list contains the best characteristics that people can have, as agreed upon by a community of voters who have ranked the list. These traits are what women really want and what men like; they are what people strive to be and what others look for in a mate.

The best qualities in a person will vary, based on the person assessing or being assessed, but there's no denying there are certain qualities to look for in a person that are common across the board. Most people would agree that the best traits in a person include being trustworthy, loyal, and fun, but else constitutes the best quality traits in a person?

When it comes to looking for the greatest qualities in a friend or the best qualities in a mate, there are questions to be answered when determining what your compatibility with another person will be like "does my mate value the same qualities I do" or "do my friend and I share the same qualities".

What are the top qualities in a person? What are the best personality traits? What are the most important qualities in a person? Whether you're trying to determine the best qualities in another person or trying to answer the question "what qualities should I have", this is a great place to see what qualities other people value.
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4,162 265
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,443 253
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,068 226
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,325 358
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
2,752 371
Funny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

6
3,079 448
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

7
2,327 212
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,037 123
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,019 372
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
2,051 210
Fun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

11
1,669 268
Confident is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

12
1,429 261
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

13
1,652 318
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

14
1,297 507
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

15
1,661 326
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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1,578 276
Calm is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

17
1,531 218
Wise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

18
1,524 679
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

19
1,655 229
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

20
1,320 296
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

21
1,088 80
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

22
1,478 139
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

23
1,165 366
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,190 293
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,125 249
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,190 246
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
905 419
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

28
1,335 490
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

29
471 26
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,057 269
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
956 213
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

32
537 37
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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351 77
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
942 287
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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341 50
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

36
931 361
Sober is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

37
885 212
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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717 392
Musical is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

39
433 41
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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770 159
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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342 35
Personal Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Krista Garcia Arienta added Personal Hygiene

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515 478
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

43
719 358
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

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340 44
Independent is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

45
309 61
Confident is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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438 32
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

47
834 269
Employed is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

48
746 149
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

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245 100
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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676 1,245
Not Religious! is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fisheswithfeet added Not Religious!