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ABILITY outstanding excellent very good good able average inconsistent poor weak BEHAVIOUR helpful considerate well-behaved responsible thoughtless inconsiderate disruptive naughty problematic MATURITY confidential mature sensible self- motivated selfish shy childish immature lacks confidence PERSONALITY well developed all-round is interested in everything one-sided uneven lacks curiosity is dependent on others ATTITUDE positive enthusiastic eager motivated keen unmotivated passive lazy


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List of adjectives describing personal qualities
1. General Conduct & Personal Characteristics a. Temperament:: warm, calm, serene, composed, gentle, mild pleasant, charming, delightful, jovial, cheerful, jolly, hearty, serious, matured, natural; impressionable, impassionate, spirited, excitable, imperturbable, staid, grave, sedate, demure, resigned, playful, unaffected; affected, quick, ferocious, acute, cutting, incisive, fiery, hysterical, impetuous, heady, hot, sentimental, mettlesome, over-sensitive, mercurial, restless, boisterous, impulsive, volcanic, stoical, morose, glommy, moody, melancholic, sharp, caustic, cheerless, pensive, flashy, nervous, hot-headed, emotionally stable, fussy, impulsive, cynical, sophisticated, mature. Energy: alert, energetic, active, quick, industrious, diligent, indefatigable, laborious, persevering, assiduous; passive, leisurely, steady; inactive, slipshod, indolent, lazy, slovently, idle, torpid, apathetic, sluggish, languid, slow, drowsy, fatigued, worm, tired; conscientious, painstaking, absentminded. Readiness to accept responsibility: ready, willing, enthusiastic, keen, eager; reliable, helpful, dutiful; unwilling, begrudging, reluctant, demure, sober, composed,…...

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