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The Best Qualities in a Person

Updated February 20, 2020 177.2k votes 24.0k voters 905.1k views69 items

List RulesVote up the qualities you value, enjoy, and are drawn to in the people in your life.

What are the best, most positive personality traits a person can have? This is a crowdsourced list of the most desirable attributes and qualities men and women and have, ranked by people like you. Wondering how others become well-liked with great personalities? These admirable character 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 what 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 some examples of unique 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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  • 1
    7,534
    681

    Loyal

  • 2
    5,137
    412

    Supportive

  • 3
    8,612
    862

    Trustworthy

  • 4
    2,536
    153

    Honest

  • 5
    5,080
    553
  • 6
    6,387
    761

    Loving

  • 7
    3,116
    254

    Genuine

  • 8
    2,603
    145
  • 9
    2,036
    134
  • 10
    2,111
    195
  • 11
    1,564
    146

    Good Manners

  • 12
    2,909
    339

    Has Self Respect

  • 13
    3,696
    496

    Fun

  • 14
    5,237
    809

    Funny

  • 15
    1,574
    100

    Thoughtful

  • 16
    1,677
    172
  • 17
    3,259
    449
  • 18
    5,329
    1,021

    Intelligent

  • 19
    3,077
    527

    Down to Earth

  • 20
    4,890
    954

    Moral

  • 21
    1,307
    108
  • 22
    786
    38

    Respectful

  • 23
    2,777
    528
  • 24
    2,947
    579

    Peaceful

  • 25
    805
    41

    Kind