Critical Thinking List Of Flaws Dnd

According to Oxford English Dictionaries, a character flaw is ‘a fault or weakness in a person’s character’.

Character Flaws

From Dark World RPG via The Character Therapist

  1. Absent-minded – Preoccupied to the extent of being unaware of one’s immediate surroundings. Abstracted, daydreaming, inattentive, oblivious, forgetful.
  2. Abusive – Characterized by improper infliction of physical or psychological maltreatment towards another.
  3. Addict – One who is addicted to a compulsive activity. Examples: gambling, drugs, sex.
  4. Aimless – Devoid of direction or purpose.
  5. Alcoholic – A person who drinks alcoholic substances habitually and to excess.
  6. Anxious – Full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous.
  7. Arrogant – Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance. Inclined to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior. Snobbish.
  8. Audacious – Recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; braze, disobedient.
  9. Bad Habit – A revolting personal habit. Examples: picks nose, spits tobacco, drools, bad body odour.
  10. Bigmouth – A loud-mouthed or gossipy person.
  11. Bigot – One who is strongly partial to one’s own group, religion, race, or politics and is intolerant of those who differ.
  12. Blunt – Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion. Frank, callous, insensitive, brusque.
  13. Bold – In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent. Abrupt, brazen, cheeky, brassy, audacious.
  14. Callous – They are hardened to emotions, rarely showing any form of it in expression. Unfeeling. Cold.
  15. Childish – Marked by or indicating a lack of maturity; puerile.
  16. Complex – An exaggerated or obsessive concern or fear. (List specific complex.)
  17. Cruel – Mean to anyone or anything, without care or regard to consequences and feelings.
  18. Cursed – A person who has befallen a prayer for evil or misfortune, placed under a spell, or borne into an evil circumstance, and suffers for it. Damned.
  19. Dependent – Unable to exist, sustain oneself, or act appropriately or normally without the assistance or direction of another.
  20. Deranged – Mentally decayed. Insane. Crazy. Mad. Psychotic.
  21. Dishonest – Given to or using fraud, cheating; deceitful, deceptive, crooked, underhanded.
  22. Disloyal – Lacking loyalty. Unfaithful, perfidious, traitorous, treasonable
  23. Disorder – An ailment that affects the function of mind or body. (List the disorders name if they have one.) See the Mental Disorder List.
  24. Disturbed – Showing some or a few signs or symptoms of mental or emotional illness. Confused, disordered, neurotic, troubled.
  25. Dubious – Fraught with uncertainty or doubt. Undecided, doubtful, unsure.
  26. Dyslexic – Affected by dyslexia, a learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to recognize and comprehend written words.
  27. Egotistical – Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance. Boastful, pompous.
  28. Envious – Showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another’s advantages; covetous, jealous.
  29. Erratic – Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric: erratic behaviour. Eccentric, bizarre, outlandish, strange.
  30. Fanatical – Fanatic outlook or behaviour especially as exhibited by excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions on some subject.
  31. Fickle – Erratic, changeable, unstable – especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.
  32. Fierce – Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
  33. Finicky – Excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy. Too much concerned with detail. Meticulous, fastidious, choosy, critical, picky, prissy, pernickety.
  34. Fixated – In psychoanalytic theory, a strong attachment to a person or thing, especially such an attachment formed in childhood or infancy and manifested in immature or neurotic behaviour that persists throughout life. Fetish, quirk, obsession, infatuation.
  35. Flirt -To make playfully romantic or sexual overtures; behaviour intended to arouse sexual interest. Minx. Tease.
  36. Gluttonous – Given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink. Voracious, ravenous, wolfish, piggish, insatiable.
  37. Gruff – Brusque or stern in manner or appearance. Crusty, rough, surly.
  38. Gullible – Will believe any information given, regardless of how valid or truthful it is, easily deceived or duped.
  39. Hard – A person who is difficult to deal with, manage, control, overcome, or understand. Hard emotions, hard hearted.
  40. Hedonistic – Pursuit of or devotion to pleasure, especially to the pleasures of the senses.
  41. Hoity-toity- Given to flights of fancy; capricious; frivolous. Prone to giddy behaviour, flighty.
  42. Humourless – The inability to find humour in things, and most certainly in themselves.
  43. Hypocritical – One who is always contradicting their own beliefs, actions or sayings. A person who professes beliefs and opinions for others that he does not hold. Being a hypocrite.
  44. Idealist – One whose conduct is influenced by ideals that often conflict with practical considerations. One who is unrealistic and impractical, guided more by ideals than by practical considerations.
  45. Idiotic – Marked by a lack of intelligence or care; foolish or careless.
  46. Ignorant – Lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact. Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge.
  47. Illiterate – Unable to read and write.
  48. Immature – Emotionally undeveloped; juvenile; childish.
  49. Impatient – Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless. Unable to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant.
  50. Impious – Lacking piety and reverence for a god/gods and their followers.
  51. Impish – Naughtily or annoyingly playful.
  52. Incompetent – Unable to execute tasks, no matter how the size or difficulty.
  53. Indecisive – Characterized by lack of decision and firmness, especially under pressure.
  54. Indifferent – The trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally, remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern. Having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless.
  55. Infamy – Having an extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act that affects how others view them.
  56. Intolerant – Unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion and narrow-minded about cherished opinions.
  57. Judgemental – Inclined to make and form judgements, especially moral or personal ones, based on one’s own opinions or impressions towards others/practices/groups/religions based on appearance, reputation, occupation, etc.
  58. Klutz – Clumsy. Blunderer.
  59. Lazy – Resistant to work or exertion; disposed to idleness.
  60. Lewd – Inclined to, characterized by, or inciting to lust or lechery; lascivious. Obscene or indecent, as language or songs; salacious.
  61. Liar – Compulsively and purposefully tells false truths more often than not. A person who has lied or who lies repeatedly.
  62. Lustful – Driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires.
  63. Masochist – The deriving of sexual gratification, or the tendency to derive sexual gratification, from being physically or emotionally abused. A willingness or tendency to subject oneself to unpleasant or trying experiences.
  64. Meddlesome – Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner, given to meddling; interfering.
  65. Meek – Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness.
  66. Megalomaniac – A psycho pathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
  67. Naïve – Lacking worldly experience and understanding, simple and guileless; showing or characterized by a lack of sophistication and critical judgement.
  68. Nervous – Easily agitated or distressed; high-strung or jumpy.
  69. Non-violent – Abstaining from the use of violence.
  70. Nosey – Given to prying into the affairs of others; snoopy. Offensively curious or inquisitive.
  71. Obsessive – An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone.
  72. Oppressor – A person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures, to keep down by severe and unjust use of force or authority.
  73. Overambitious – Having a strong excessive desire for success or achievement.
  74. Overconfident – Excessively confident; presumptuous.
  75. Overemotional – Excessively or abnormally emotional. Sensitive about themselves and others, more so than the average person.
  76. Overprotective – To protect too much; coddle.
  77. Overzealous – Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.
  78. Pacifist – Opposition to war or violence as a means of resolving disputes. (Can double as a merit in certain cases)
  79. Paranoid – Exhibiting or characterized by extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others.
  80. Peevish – Expressing fretfulness and discontent, or unjustifiable dissatisfaction. Cantankerous, cross, ill-tempered, testy, captious, discontented, crotchety, cranky, ornery.
  81. Perfectionist – A propensity for being displeased with anything that is not perfect or does not meet extremely high standards.
  82. Pessimist – A tendency to stress the negative or unfavourable or to take the gloomiest possible view.
  83. Pest – One that pesters or annoys, with or without realizing it. Nuisance. Annoying. Nag.
  84. Phobic – They have a severe form of fear when it comes to this one thing. Examples: Dark, Spiders, Cats
  85. Practical – Level-headed, efficient, and unspeculative. No-nonsense.
  86. Predictable – Easily seen through and assessable, where almost anyone can predict reactions and actions of said person by having met or known them even for a short time.
  87. Proud – Filled with or showing excessive self-esteem and will often shirk help from others for the sake of pride.
  88. Rebellious – Defying or resisting some established authority, government, or tradition; insubordinate; inclined to rebel.
  89. Reckless – Heedless. Headstrong. Foolhardy. Unthinking boldness, wild carelessness and disregard for consequences.
  90. Remorseless – Without remorse; merciless; pitiless; relentless.
  91. Rigorous – Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.
  92. Sadist – The deriving of sexual gratification or the tendency to derive sexual gratification from inflicting pain or emotional abuse on others. Deriving of pleasure, or the tendency to derive pleasure, from cruelty.
  93. Sadomasochist – Both sadist and masochist combined.
  94. Sarcastic – A subtle form of mockery in which an intended meaning is conveyed obliquely.
  95. Sceptic – One who instinctively or habitually doubts, questions, or disagrees with assertions or generally accepted conclusions.
  96. Seducer – To lead others astray, as from duty, rectitude, or the like; corrupt. To attempt to lead or draw someone away, as from principles, faith, or allegiance.
  97. Selfish – Concerned chiefly or only with oneself.
  98. Self-Martyr – One who purposely makes a great show of suffering in order to arouse sympathy from others, as a form of manipulation, and always for a selfish cause or reason.
  99. Self-righteous – Piously sure of one’s own righteousness; moralistic. Exhibiting pious self-assurance. Holier-than-thou, sanctimonious.
  100. Senile – Showing a decline or deterioration of physical strength or mental functioning, esp. short-term memory and alertness, as a result of old age or disease.
  101. Shallow – Lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious.
  102. Smart Ass – Thinks they know it all, and in some ways they may, but they can be greatly annoying and difficult to deal with at times, especially in arguments.
  103. Soft-hearted – Having softness or tenderness of heart that can lead them into trouble; susceptible of pity or other kindly affection. They cannot resist helping someone they see in trouble, suffering or in need, and often don’t think of the repercussions or situation before doing so.
  104. Solemn – Deeply earnest, serious, and sober.
  105. Spineless – Lacking courage. Cowardly, wimp, lily-livered, gutless.
  106. Spiteful – Showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; vindictive person who will look for occasions for resentment. Vengeful.
  107. Spoiled – Treated with excessive indulgence and pampering from earliest childhood, and has no notion of hard work, self-care or money management; coddled, pampered. Having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or over-solicitous attention.
  108. Squeamish – Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted.
  109. Stubborn – Unreasonably, often perversely unyielding; bull-headed. Firmly resolved or determined; resolute.
  110. Superstitious – An irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear from an irrational belief that an object, action, or circumstance not logically related to a course of events influences its outcome.
  111. Tactless – Lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others.
  112. Temperamental – Moody, irritable, or sensitive. Excitable, volatile, emotional.
  113. Theatrical – Having a flair for over dramatizing situations, doing things in a ‘big way’ and love to be ‘centre stage’.
  114. Timid -Tends to be shy and/or quiet, shrinking away from offering opinions or from strangers and newcomers, fearing confrontations and violence.
  115. Tongue-tied – Speechless or confused in expression, as from shyness, embarrassment, or astonishment.
  116. Troublemaker – Someone who deliberately stirs up trouble, intentionally or unintentionally.
  117. Unlucky – Marked by or causing misfortune; ill-fated. Destined for misfortune; doomed.
  118. Unpredictable – Difficult to foretell or foresee, their actions are so chaotic it’s impossible to know what they are going to do next.
  119. Untrustworthy – Not worthy of trust or belief. Backstabber.
  120. Vain – Holding or characterized by an unduly high opinion of their physical appearance. Lovers of themselves. Conceited, egotistic, narcissistic.
  121. Weak-willed – Lacking willpower, strength of will to carry out one’s decisions, wishes, or plans. Easily swayed.
  122. Withdrawn – Not friendly or Sociable. Aloof.
  123. Zealous – A fanatic.

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Character Flaw Index

To make characters realistic and relatable they are given flaws, because if there is anything a writer can be sure of it is that no one in their audience will be perfect. Flaws are character traits that have a negative impact in the narrative, unless they are simply informed. They can also be exploited. See Good Flaws, Bad Flaws for a scale of flaw acceptability. Compare Seven Deadly Sins, Ego Tropes.


  • Abusive Parents: Habitually violent and cruel to their own children, often because that's how they themselves were raised.
  • Acquainted with Emergency Services: Emergency Services already knows you from multiple previous incidents you caused.
  • Afraid of Blood: Extreme fear of blood.
  • Afraid of Doctors: Extreme fear of doctors.
  • Afraid of Needles: Extreme fear of hypodermic needles, receiving an injection, etc.
  • Aggressive Categorism: Judges people too quickly and/or according to criteria which have no bearing on their personal character, such as gender, ethnic background, or hairstyle.
  • The Alcoholic: Drinks way too much and may not be aware that s/he is behaving like an addict.
  • Allergic to Routine: Gets bored easily, needs to be entertained at all times.
  • All Men Are Perverts: Men primarily think with their sexual organs.
  • All Women Are Lustful: Women will do anything for sex and damn the consequences.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Behaves with near-complete disregard for the social norm.
  • The Anti-Grinch: Loves Christmas so much, they end up destroying it trying to contribute to it.
  • Anything That Moves: A character who will have sex with almost anyone.
  • Apologises a Lot: Apologizes all the time, even when not at fault.
  • Attack! Attack! Attack!: Incapable of realizing when a fight is unwinnable.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Has no attention span and is easily distracted.
  • Attention Whore: Will do anything to be the center of attention, good or bad.
  • Ax-Crazy: Psychologically unstable and presents a clear danger to others.
  • Bad Boss: Treats their employees or underlings extremely badly.
  • Bad Liar: Unable to lie in a convincing way and comes up with really silly lies that fool no one.
  • Because I'm Good at It: Does job because he or she can do it well, regardless of whether the job is ethical.
  • Believing Their Own Lies: Self-deluded and blind to the way things really are.
  • Berserk Button: This character will get extremely angry at one particular provocation.
  • The Berserker: Throws themselves into battle with complete disregard for danger or consequences.
  • Big Eater: Habitual excess in eating, a.k.a. gluttony.
  • Black and White Insanity: Sees the world in black and white to the point of being not mentally well.
  • Blind Obedience: Blindly follows those in authority without regard to the authority's fallibility or morality.
  • Blood Knight: Loves to fight and by extension, hurt others.
  • Blood Lust: Is gratified by the sight of someone else bleeding.
  • Boomerang Bigot: Hates members of a group, even though s/he's a member of the group.
  • The Bore: An incredibly dull person who's almost impossible to get rid of or get away from.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: A youngster who's bratty and self-important.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: A whiny self-involved adolescent girl.
  • Bridezilla: Wedding planning brings out the worst in a bride-to-be.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Has talent, but no drive to apply himself/herself.
  • Brutal Honesty: Will tell you the truth even if it hurts your feelings.
  • Bystander Syndrome: Thinks that any given crisis isn't important and doesn't require their help because they're not personally involved and have no desire to get involved.
  • Cannot Convey Sarcasm: Doesn't understand how to properly use sarcasm.
  • Cannot Keep a Secret: Will reveal to others what you tell him/her in confidence.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Unable to voice his or her true feelings.
  • Cannot Talk to Women: Is there a woman present? This person is now a gibbering wreck.
  • Cannot Tell a Lie: Is completely truthful at all times, even when it would be better not to be.
  • Can't Hold His Liquor: Is intoxicated very easily.
  • Can't Take Criticism: Can't stand being criticized for his wrongs.
  • Captain Obvious: Tends to point out the obvious.
  • Chaotic Stupid: Deprived of common sense and abidance to any code of conduct.
  • Child Hater: Possesses an inexplicable hatred for all children.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Constantly betrays others.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Wants to save everyone and right every wrong, even when it's not the wisest course.
  • Chuunibyou: A teenager absent of real world who acts as a know-it-all adult, or thinks they have special powers no one else has.
  • Claustrophobia: Extreme fear of small enclosed spaces.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Very possessive of her significant other.
  • The Cobbler's Children Have No Shoes: A professional in a certain field can help everyone — except those s/he loves most.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: Loves to feel pain and inflict it, too.
  • Commitment Issues: Doesn't wanna to settle down in a relationship.
  • Competition Freak: Treats every contest as Serious Business.
  • Complexity Addiction: Never uses a simple plan when a multidimensional one will do.
  • Compressed Abstinence: Making an effort to reduce the use of some indulgence without quitting it entirely.
  • Compressed Vice: A flaw developed by a character out of nowhere for the sake of An Aesop.
  • Condescending Compassion: Feels sorry for someone who's not themselves and looks down on them with mercy.
  • Conditioned to Accept Horror: Desensitized to the horrific or traumatic things in his/her everyday life.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: Sees ancient conspiracies behind everything.
  • Control Freak: Obsessed with control over themselves, other people and their environment.
  • Cordon Bleugh Chef: Has good cooking skills, but often creates recipes that sound and/or taste disgusting.
  • The Corrupter: Enjoys bringing out the worst in everyone around them.
  • The Corruptible: Prone to being corrupted easily.
  • Crazy Cat Lady: Possessing an extreme need to collect animals.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Lets jealousy poison his relationships.
  • Crime Magnet: Unusually attractive to wrongdoers.
  • Cultural Posturing: My culture is better than yours!
  • Culture Justifies Anything: Uses their culture to justify their own vicious deeds.
  • Cute and Psycho: Hides a scheming and unstable demeanor that can resurface at any time.
  • The Cynic: Believes that people are exclusively motivated by self-interest.
  • Dandere: Shyness, sometimes to a fault.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Prone to sarcastic and snide remarks.
  • Deaf Composer: Inability to enjoy their own creation.
  • Delinquents: School kid who breaks rules to the extreme.
  • Desperately Craves Affection: Excessive desire to be loved.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: Still doesn't know what to do with his/her life.
  • Determinator: Excessive persistence in a course of action, even when it would be better to give up.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: Prone to be Thinking Out Loud even though it's something they don't want others to hear.
  • Dirty Coward: Shameless, selfish, and all too willing to put others in danger to save their own skin.
  • Disability as an Excuse for Jerkassery: Uses their disability as an excuse to be aJerkass.
  • Dismotivation: Wants to keep things as they are and actively avoids doing anything that might change their life for the better.
  • The Ditherer: Can't make decisions or make up their mind to save their life.
  • The Ditz: Is an idiot.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Has trouble gauging just how much of his or her considerable strength to apply to a specific task.
  • Does Not Know How to Say "Thanks": Doesn't know how to express gratitude.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Possesses an immense dislike for a particular food.
  • Does Not Like Men: Dislikes men as a whole.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Doesn't know when to take a hint that their Love Interest is not interested.
  • Domestic Abuse: Inclined to abuse their partners either mentally, sexually, verbally, physically, or emotionally.
  • Don't Look at Me!: Extreme dislike of being looked at.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: Too proud to appreciate sympathy and/or help.
  • Drama Queen: Responds to situations in a melodramatic way.
  • Dreadful Musician: Displays little talent for music, often to comical extremes.
  • Drives Like Crazy: A danger to pretty much everyone on the road when behind the wheel.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: Deals with sorrow by getting drunk.
  • Drunk with Power: When given power, they abuse their underlings.
  • Dumbass Teenage Son: A teenage boy who's a dumbass.
  • The Eeyore: Perpetually depressed; perpetually depressing.
  • Embodiment of Vice: Exemplifies a certain moral deficiency to such an extent as to become a symbol of it.
  • Emotionally Tongue-Tied: Has trouble uttering specific words or phrases, like "I love you" or "I'm sorry."
  • Entitled Bastard: Treats people like crap, but still expects them to serve their interests.
  • Entitled to Have You: Believes that he or she is entitled to the affections of their Love Interest simply for being part of a certain group, doing or not doing something, or simply for existing.
  • Enraged by Idiocy: Can't cope with idiots.
  • Etiquette Nazi: Obsessed with enforcing manners on everyone.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: Inability to comprehend good altruistic behavior because of an incredibly selfish and evil nature.
  • Extreme Doormat: Unmotivated and has no drive, but freely bends to the will of others.
  • Extreme Libido: A high libido can't be satisfied easily, mostly called as Nymphomania or Satyriasis.
  • Extreme Omnisexual: They'll have sex with anything and everything.
  • Fair Weather Friend: Has a tendency to flake out when their "friends" need help.
  • Fatal Flaw: A flaw which the character wrestles with on a consistent basis.
  • Fearless Fool: Not scared of anything, even if it's dangerous.
  • Fear of Thunder: Inordinate fear of thunderstorms.
  • Felony Misdemeanor: Their reaction to a minor offense is ridiculously excessive.
  • The Finicky One: An incredibly nitpicky and uptight character.
  • Flaw Exploitation: Exploiting someone's flaws for profit.
  • Fool for Love: Can't help but to fall in love, even if their lives and past experiences have taught them better.
  • Forgetful Jones: Incredibly forgetful.
  • Forgets to Eat: Notorious for ignoring their body's need for nutrition and has to be reminded to eat.
  • Fragile Flower: A character who's overly sensitive.
  • The Fundamentalist: Their beliefs are right and anyone who doesn't believe as they do is stupid, crazy, evil or all three.
  • The Gambling Addict: Likes gambling, to the extent where it starts to cause problems.
  • General Failure: An incompetent leader.
  • Glory Hound: Desire for glory at any cost.
  • Glory Seeker: Driven by the need for glory.
  • Glurge Addict: Extreme love for sickeningly sweet things.
  • God Is Flawed: Not even supreme beings are perfect.
  • Good Cannot Comprehend Evil: Inability to comprehend what motivates villains to commit evil deeds.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Terribly rude even when doing heroic deeds.
  • Graceful in Their Element: Nimble in their field, awkward outside it.
  • Grammar Nazi: An obsessive stickler about proper grammar.
  • The Grinch: Hates Christmas.
  • Grumpy Bear: Has a grim and gritty point of view even though they live in a rose-colored world.
  • Guilt Complex: Blames themselves for everything.
  • Guilty Pleasure: Ashamed of what brings them pleasure because they think it's of low-quality.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: This character will get extremely angry for many particular provocations — or has never learned how to control his/her temper.
  • Hates Baths: Exactly What It Says on the Tin.
  • Hates Being Alone: Possess an extensive fear of being left alone.
  • Hates Being Touched: Dislikes physical contact.
  • Hates Everyone Equally: Hates everyone.
  • Hates Small Talk: Dislikes making small talk with others.
  • Heavy Sleeper: Almost impossible to wake up.
  • He-Man Woman Hater: Dislikes women as a whole.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: Loves to fight evil because it enables them to dispense pain.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: No matter how amazing his/her accomplishments are, the hero thinks s/he is useless.
  • High Hopes, Zero Talent: They have the ambition, but not the skill.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Lets their hatred for an evil enemy possess them, to the point of becoming more and more like that enemy over time.
  • Hikikomori: Locks themselves away from the outside world as a result of intense social anxiety.
  • His Own Worst Enemy: Self-sabotages his own doings.
  • Hormone-Addled Teenager: Over-sexualized behavior of adolescents.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Trusts people who really shouldn't be trusted.
  • Honor Before Reason: Does what they feel is right, even if it's foolish.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Humanity is prone to acts of cruelty.
  • Humans Are Flawed: No one's perfect.
  • Humans Are the Real Monsters: Humans are among the most cruel of all sapient species.
  • Hypocrite: Claims a belief even though they don't live up to it.
  • In Love with Love: In love with the idea of being in a romantic relationship, which often leads to Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places.
  • I'm a Man; I Can't Help It: Uses his biological urges as an excuse for his behavior.
  • Implausible Deniability: Denies something even in front of unquestionable evidence.
  • In Harm's Way: Thinks life is boring unless they put themselves in danger.
  • Inadequate Inheritor: When the character is unfit to fulfill heritage expectations.
  • Ineffectual Loner: A loner whose capacity is reduced to the point of not being able to fulfill their goal because of their solitary nature.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Uses arrogance to mask low self-esteem.
  • Informed Flaw: Flaws not really shown or followed up on.
  • Innocent Bigot: Unknowingly offensive to strangers.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Unknowingly offensive.
  • Insecure Love Interest: Firmly believes they're not good enough as a Love Interest.
  • Inspector Javert: Firmly believes that someone is pure evil and aggressively pursues them in order to punish them.
  • Insufferable Genius: Arrogant about their own impressive skills.
  • Internalized Categorism: Possesses a nondestructive trait that causes self-hatred, which makes it destructive.
  • Irrational Hatred: Hates someone for irrational reasons.
  • I Work Alone: Inclined to do things by themselves and is dismissive of others' assistance.
  • Jabba Table Manners: Has no or poor table manners.
  • Jaded Washout: A cynical, washed-up loser.
  • Jerkass: Treats other people like crap.
  • Kids Are Cruel: Child prone to acts of cruelty.
  • The Kindnapper: Someone who means to display benevolence by kidnapping those they intend to be nice to.


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