100 adjetivos de personalidad en inglés

Dominar los adjetivos de personalidad en inglés es crucial para poder describir a las personas y sus comportamientos de una manera más precisa y comprensiva. En inglés, al igual que en cualquier idioma, los adjetivos juegan un papel vital al agregar color y profundidad a nuestra comunicación. Ya sea que estés describiendo a un personaje en una historia o expresando tus impresiones sobre alguien que acabas de conocer, los adjetivos en inglés te ayudarán a transmitir tus pensamientos con claridad.

En este artículo, voy a centrarme en ampliar tu repertorio, proporcionándote una lista de 100 adjetivos de personalidad en inglés, divididas entre positivos y negativos, con su traducción al español y ejemplos prácticos de uso. Are you ready?

Adjetivos de personalidad positivos

  1. Adventurous = Aventurero
    «He is so adventurous; he is always the first to try new things.»
  2. Affectionate = Cariñoso
    «My grandmother is very affectionate; she always gives the warmest hugs.»
  3. Ambitious = Ambicioso
    «She’s extremely ambitious and is aiming to be a CEO before she’s 35.»
  4. Articulate = Elocuente
    «The professor is very articulate, making complex subjects easy to understand.»
  5. Assertive = Asertivo
    «Being assertive in a job interview can make you stand out from other candidates.»
  6. Attentive = Atento
    «An attentive student will always catch the teacher’s eye.»
  7. Brave = Valiente
    «The brave firefighter risked his life to save the family from the burning building.»
  8. Charismatic = Carismático
    «The politician was charismatic; he quickly won over the crowd.»
  9. Cheerful = Alegre
    «Her cheerful disposition can light up the darkest room.»
  10. Confident = Seguro de sí mismo
    «He walked onto the stage with a confident stride.»
  11. Cooperative = Cooperativo
    «The success of the project was due to the cooperative effort of the entire team.»
  12. Courteous = Cortés
    «He was courteous and held the door open for the elderly couple.»
  13. Creative = Creativo
    «The creative artist always comes up with original ideas for her paintings.»
  14. Dependable = De confianza
    «A dependable employee always completes their tasks on time.»
  15. Diligent = Diligente
    «The diligent student reviewed her notes every night.»
  16. Energetic = Energético
    «The energetic puppy kept playing for hours.»
  17. Enthusiastic = Entusiasta
    «The crowd was enthusiastic, cheering loudly for their team.»
  18. Flexible = Flexible
    «Being flexible in your job can lead to more opportunities.»
  19. Friendly = Amigable
    «She has a friendly demeanor that makes people feel comfortable around her.»
  20. Generous = Generoso
    «My neighbor is very generous, always sharing her homegrown vegetables with us.»
  21. Gracious = Elegante, cortés
    «She was gracious in her defeat, congratulating the winner sincerely.»
  22. Honest = Honesto
    «Being honest is one of the most important aspects of a strong friendship.»
  23. Humorous = Divertido, gracioso
    «His humorous speech had the entire room laughing.»
  24. Independent = Independiente
    «Living alone has made her very independent
  25. Intelligent = Inteligente
    «The intelligent student always gets top marks on his exams.»
  26. Kind = Amable
    «She’s a kind person who always helps those in need.»
  27. Loyal = Leal
    «He’s a loyal friend who always sticks by your side.»
  28. Modest = Modesto
    «Despite his success, he remained modest about his achievements.»
  29. Motivated = Motivado
    «The motivated employee worked late to finish the project.»
  30. Optimistic = Optimista
    «She remains optimistic despite facing many challenges.»
  31. Outgoing = Extrovertido
    «Her outgoing personality makes it easy for her to make new friends.»
  32. Patient = Paciente
    «Being patient is key when you’re teaching young children.»
  33. Persistent = Persistente
    «The persistent scientist finally made a breakthrough after years of research.»
  34. Polite = Educado
    «The polite young man always says please and thank you.»
  35. Prudent = Prudente
    «She made a prudent decision to save her money instead of spending it.»
  36. Reliable = Fiable
    «He’s very reliable; you can always count on him to get the job done.»
  37. Respectful = Respetuoso
    «It’s important to be respectful when visiting someone else’s home.»
  38. Responsible = Responsable
    «The responsible student always hands in her assignments on time.»
  39. Self-disciplined = Autodisciplinado
    «He’s self-disciplined and exercises every day, rain or shine.»
  40. Sincere = Sincero
    «She gave a sincere apology and promised to make things right.»
  41. Thoughtful = Considerado
    «He was very thoughtful and sent a thank you note after the party.»
  42. Tolerant = Tolerante
    «A tolerant society accepts all cultures and backgrounds.»
  43. Trustworthy = Digno de confianza
    «A trustworthy person will not break a promise.»
  44. Understanding = Comprensivo
    «She was understanding when her friend cancelled their plans.»
  45. Versatile = Versátil
    «He is a versatile athlete who excels in multiple sports.»
  46. Warmhearted = Cálido de corazón
    «Our warmhearted host made us feel immediately at home.»
  47. Wise = Sabio
    «The wise old man gave us some valuable advice.»
  48. Witty = Ingenioso
    «His witty comments always make everyone laugh.»
  49. Zealous = Entusiasta, ferviente
    «She’s a zealous supporter of animal rights.»
  50. Youthful = Juvenil
    «Her youthful spirit makes her popular with her students.»

Adjetivos de personalidad negativos

  1. Aggressive = Agresivo
    «He became aggressive when they told him he couldn’t enter the club.»
  2. Arrogant = Arrogante
    «People find it hard to get along with her because she’s so arrogant
  3. Boring = Aburrido
    «The boring lecture seemed to go on forever.»
  4. Bossy = Mandón
    «She doesn’t like working with him because he’s very bossy
  5. Callous = Insensible
    «His callous comment about her appearance made her cry.»
  6. Careless = Descuidado
    «He lost his keys due to his careless habit of not putting them in a consistent place.»
  7. Clingy = Dependiente
    «He broke up with her because she was too clingy
  8. Cowardly = Cobarde
    «His cowardly behavior during the crisis was noted by everyone.»
  9. Deceitful = Engañoso
    «The deceitful salesman sold her a faulty car.»
  10. Dependent = Dependiente
    «He’s so dependent on his parents; he needs to learn to do things on his own.»
  11. Disrespectful = Irrespetuoso
    «His disrespectful behaviour towards his elders upset many people.»
  12. Forgetful = Olvidadizo
    «My grandfather is quite forgetful; he often misplaces his glasses.»
  13. Greedy = Codicioso
    «The greedy businessman only cared about his own profit.»
  14. Grumpy = Gruñón
    «He is always so grumpy in the morning before he’s had his coffee.»
  15. Impatient = Impaciente
    «She is so impatient, she can’t wait for more than five minutes.»
  16. Impulsive = Impulsivo
    «His impulsive decision to quit his job landed him in trouble.»
  17. Inconsiderate = Desconsiderado
    «The inconsiderate neighbors had a loud party late into the night.»
  18. Indecisive = Indeciso
    «Being indecisive can lead to missed opportunities.»
  19. Inflexible = Inflexible
    «The inflexible rules made it difficult for any real progress to be made.»
  20. Jealous = Celoso
    «She was jealous of her sister’s success.»
  21. Lazy = Perezoso
    «If he wasn’t so lazy, he could achieve a lot more.»
  22. Manipulative = Manipulador
    «He is manipulative, always trying to control other people’s actions to his advantage.»
  23. Mean = Malvado
    «The mean bully made the new student’s life miserable.»
  24. Moody = De humor cambiante
    «It’s hard to work with him because he’s so moody
  25. Narrow-minded = De mentalidad cerrada
    «His narrow-minded views prevented him from understanding other cultures.»
  26. Nasty = Desagradable
    «She had a nasty habit of making fun of people behind their backs.»
  27. Negligent = Negligente
    «The accident was caused by the negligent behavior of the driver.»
  28. Nervous = Nervioso
    «He gets nervous whenever he has to speak in public.»
  29. Obnoxious = Detestable
    «The obnoxious guest kept interrupting everyone at the dinner party.»
  30. Overcritical = Demasiado crítico
    «His overcritical nature can sometimes hurt people’s feelings.»
  31. Pessimistic = Pesimista
    «It’s hard to be around him because he’s so pessimistic
  32. Proud = Orgulloso
    «His proud nature prevents him from admitting when he’s wrong.»
  33. Reckless = Imprudente
    «Her reckless driving put everyone on the road in danger.»
  34. Rude = Grosero
    «It’s rude to interrupt people when they’re speaking.»
  35. Self-centered = Egocéntrico
    «The self-centered actress didn’t care about her co-stars’ feelings.»
  36. Selfish = Egoísta
    «He never shares his things; he’s too selfish
  37. Shy = Tímido
    «She is too shy to present her ideas in the meeting.»
  38. Stubborn = Terco
    «He’s so stubborn, once he makes up his mind there’s no changing it.»
  39. Stupid = Estúpido
    «It was a stupid mistake to leave the oven on.»
  40. Superficial = Superficial
    «She only cares about appearances; she’s so superficial
  41. Tactless = Descortés, sin tactow
    «His tactless comment made her feel uncomfortable.»
  42. Unfriendly = Antipático
    «The unfriendly shop owner rarely gets repeat customers.»
  43. Ungrateful = Ingrato
    «After all I’ve done for him, his ungrateful attitude is disappointing.»
  44. Unreliable = Poco fiable
    «He’s unreliable; he always arrives late to meetings.»
  45. Vain = Vanidoso
    «She is so vain, always checking herself in the mirror.»
  46. Vengeful = Vengativo
    «He is a vengeful man, always holding grudges.»
  47. Wasteful = Derrochador
    «She is wasteful, always buying things she doesn’t need.»
  48. Whiny = Llorón
    «The whiny child complained about everything.»
  49. Wicked = Malvado
    «The wicked witch scared the children.»
  50. Withdrawn = Retraído
    «The withdrawn teenager spent most of his time alone in his room.»

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Y con esto, llegamos al final de la lista. Espero que este listado de adjetivos de personalidad en inglés te sea de gran utilidad y te ayude a enriquecer tus descripciones y tu comprensión del inglés. Recuerda que practicar regularmente y en distintos contextos es esencial para consolidar estas nuevas palabras en tu vocabulario. No dudes en repasar esta lista de vez en cuando, e intenta utilizar los adjetivos en tus conversaciones diarias (siempre que sea posible!). Si tienes alguna pregunta o te gustaría que ampliáramos algún aspecto en particular, no dudes en dejar un comentario. ¡Estoy aquí para ayudarte en lo que necesites!

Y hasta el próximo artículo, don’t forget to keep smiling! 🙂

Luis @ KSE Academy

Luis @ KSE Academy

Luis Porras Wadley is the owner and director of KSE Academy, an English academy and official Cambridge Exam Preparation Centre based in Granada. As an English teacher, Luis has been preparing Cambridge candidates successfully for more than ten years. He is the author of some successful test preparation books, including Speaking First, Speaking CAE, Speaking CPE, Use of English C1 and The Ultimate B2 First Writing Guide.

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