Perceived as friendly/compassionate.
A tendency to be compassionate and cooperative rather than suspicious and antagonistic towards others. It is also a measure of one's trusting and helpful nature, and whether a person is generally well-tempered or not.
Sympathetic and considerate towards others, helpful and supportive, gets involved in others’ problems.
High agreeableness is sometimes seen as naive or submissive. Believes they make the best decisions by weighing what people care about and the points-of-view of persons involved in a situation.
Are concerned with values and what is the best for the people involved. Like to do whatever will establish or maintain harmony.
In relationships, one prefers to appear caring, warm, and tactful.
The following statements generally apply:
Have a people or communications orientation, are concerned with harmony and nervous when it is missing, look for what is important to others and express concern for others, make decisions with the heart and want to be compassionate, believe being tactful is more important than telling the "cold" truth, sometimes miss seeing or communicating the "hard truth" of situations, sometimes experienced by others as too idealistic, mushy, or indirect.