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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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Mean is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Mean
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Selfish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Selfish
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Dishonest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Dishonest
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Cruel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
oldebenflood added Cruel
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Arrogant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Arrogant
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Hurtful is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
flygreen added Hurtful
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Hypocritical is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Hypocritical
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Bully is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
smellsrank added Bully
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Rude is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Rude
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Close-Minded is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Close-Minded
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Self-Centered is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Self-Centered
12
Entitled is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Entitled
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Greedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Greedy
14
Inconsiderate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Inconsiderate
15
Unreliable is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Unreliable
16
Heartless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
flygreen added Heartless
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Overcritical is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Overcritical
18
Violent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
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Short Tempered is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Short Tempered
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Ignorant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Ignorant
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Cheater is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Cheater
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Annoying is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Annoying
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Judgemental is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
MikeRoberson added Judgemental
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Mental Manipulator is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
looksharp added Mental Manipulator
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Lazy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Qualities in a Person
Lazy