Popular characteristics include shy, aggressive, submissive, lazy, ambitious, loyal, and timid. Those characteristics, when they're exhibited in a large number of situations, are called personality traits. Each of these 5 personality traits describes, relative to other people, the frequency or intensity of a person's feelings, thoughts or behaviors.
1. Extraversion
Extraversion is marked by pronounced engagement with the external world. Extraverts enjoy being with people, are full of energy and Often experience positive emotions. They tend to be enthusiastic. action-oriented, individuals who are likely to say "Yes!" or "'Let's go!" to opportunities for excitement Introverts lack the exuberance, energy and activity levels of extraverts. They tend to be quiet low-key, deliberate and disengaged from the social world.
2 Agreeableness
 Agreeableness reflects individual differences in concern with cooperation and social harmony. Agreeable individuals’ value getting along with other. They are therefore considerate, friendly, generous helpful, and willing to compromise their interests with others'. Disagreeable individuals place self-interest above getting along with others. They are generally unconcerned with others' well-being, and therefore are unlikely to extend themselves for other people.
3 Conscientiousness
Conscientiousness concerns the way in which we control, regulate, and direct our impulses. Impulses are not inherently tad: occasionally time constraints require a snap decision, and acting on our first impulses an effective response. Also, in times of play rather than work, acting spontaneously and impulsively can be fun. Impulsive individuals can be seen by others as colorful, fun-to-be-with, and zany.
 4 Neuroticism
Freud originally used the term neurosis to describe a condition marked by mental distress, emotional suffering, and an inability to cope effectively with the normal demands of life. He suggested that everyone shows some signs of neurosis, but that we differ in our degree of suffering and our specific symptoms of distress. Today neuroticism refers to the tendency to experience negative feelings.
5 Openness to experience
Openness to Experience describes a dimension of cognitive style that distinguishes imaginative creative people 'rpm down-to-earth, conventional people. Open people are intellectually curious, appreciative of art, and sensitive to beauty.

 Experience; consequently, this factor has also been called Culture or Intellect. Nonetheless, Intellect is probably best regarded as one aspect of openness to experience.