culture The Worst Qualities in a Person  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Vote for the personality traits that really grind your gears!

Let's face it: not everyone is perfect. Even the most charming people are guilty of at least a few negative personality traits. And plenty more people can lay claim to a lot of these negative traits. The worst qualities in a person generally make them act in ways that is offensive, unsafe, selfish, or annoying. We can probably all name typical bad qualities in a person. Whether it be your lazy coworker who always makes you cover for her, your cheating boyfriend who can't seem to be honest with you, or an overly competitive roommate who can never be happy for you – we all have people in our lives who exhibit these negative qualities. (Hopefully we all have people in our lives who exhibit some of these best qualities in a person too!)

If you are wondering, "Am I a bad person?" or are worried you may have a bad personality, this list can help you do some soul-searching and discover the truth. This list of negative personality traits is votable and rerankable, so you can create your own version and tell the world exactly which negative character traits you can't stand and in which order. If you need more gender specific criteria, feel free to check out the Worst Qualities in A Man and the Worst Qualities in A Woman too.
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2,323 806
Dishonest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Dishonest

2
2,154 725
Selfish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Selfish

3
1,874 713
Mean is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Mean

4
1,807 672
Self-Centered is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Self-Centered

5
1,753 678
Arrogant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Arrogant

6
1,643 586
Rude is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Rude

7
1,457 479
Bully is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
smellsrank added Bully

8
1,192 389
Cruel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
oldebenflood added Cruel

9
1,445 660
Close-Minded is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Close-Minded

10
1,256 488
Entitled is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Entitled

11
1,145 373
Hurtful is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
flygreen added Hurtful

12
1,336 451
Inconsiderate is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Inconsiderate

13
1,220 412
Hypocritical is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Hypocritical

14
1,270 535
Greedy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Greedy

The Best Qualities in a Man

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1,235 489
Unreliable is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Unreliable

16
1,348 469
Cheater is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Cheater

17
1,010 448
Overcritical is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Overcritical

18
1,460 546
Heartless is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
flygreen added Heartless

19
1,092 465
Ignorant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Ignorant

20
905 465
Annoying is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Annoying

21
820 435
Short Tempered is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Short Tempered

How to Get a Girl to Like You

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702 254
Mental Manipulator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Mental Manipulator

23
852 459
Immoral is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Immoral

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803 413
Irresponsible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Irresponsible

25
765 406
Snobbish is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Snobbish

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756 431
Jealous is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Jealous

27
517 233
Violent is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person

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587 226
Judgemental is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
MikeRoberson added Judgemental

Things Your Mother Told You... That She Was Right About

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669 333
Vengeful is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Vengeful

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682 448
Lazy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Lazy

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686 429
Criminal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Criminal

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659 390
Superficial is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Superficial

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667 403
Bad Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
HollyMiller added Bad Hygiene

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428 227
Bigoted is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
stubb added Bigoted

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726 365
Passive Aggressive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
chantellebelle added Passive Aggressive

The Top 10 Oldest Living Things on Earth

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664 346
Bossy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Bossy

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369 120
Cannot Be Wrong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Sillyweasel added Cannot Be Wrong

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655 495
Stupid is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Stupid

39
628 238
Cruel to Animals is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Cruel to Animals

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533 273
Sexist is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
stubb added Sexist

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622 393
Materialistic is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Materialistic

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562 456
Humorless is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Humorless

The Worst Shows Your Boyfriend Makes You Watch

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388 170
Deceptive is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Deceptive What does Lying mean?

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534 353
Moody is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Moody

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792 493
Homophobic is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
ravi2 added Homophobic

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376 312
Loud is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
flygreen added Loud

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365 201
Obnoxious is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Obnoxious Quick, turn the TV set off!

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461 282
Intrusive is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Intrusive

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488 349
Stubborn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Stubborn

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304 142
Condescending is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Ari Bures added Condescending