Sagittarius Personality Traits (A Complete Guide)

The article will explore the dominant personality traits of the astrological sign ‘Sagittarius’ of the zodiac. After providing a brief introduction to the zodiac sign, it will also attempt to advise the audience on what to expect when dealing with people who fall under this sign.

What Are The Personality Traits Of A Sagittarius?

The Sagittarius has the following personality traits:

  • Honest
  • Fun Loving
  • Optimistic
  • Intellectual
  • Free Spirits
  • Brutal
  • Careless
  • Impatient
  • Attention Seeking

The above traits highlight what type of people Sagittarius’s are; they are fun loving and independent people who don’t mind living on the wild side of life. Before we look at each trait in detail, the article will provide a brief introduction to this astrological sign.

What Is A Sagittarius?

The Sagittarius is the 9th astrological sign of the zodiac which emerges from the constellation Sagittarius in the sky and spans 240 degrees to 270 degrees. This sign is attributed to those who are born from November 21st to December 21st.  Theer element is fire and their ruling planet is Jupiter which is also known for goodluck! 

This sign is associated with the birthstones of Topaz, Turquoise, Tanzanite, Zircon and Citrine. As mentioned before, this sign as well as Aries and Leo possess the element of fire which is one the four elements people are categorized under. Fire represents spontaneity, inspiration, intuition and passion.

Jupiter is the ruling planet of not only Sagittarius but also of Pisces and brings with it mostly luck, good fortune and exploration especially in spirituality and knowledge. This planet influences people who are related to positions such as priests, judges, teachers, imams and philosophers.

The Personality Traits Of Sagittarius.

Now that we have learnt about this astrological sign, let us take a look at it’s dominant traits in more detail!


Yes this sign is brutally honest! They will speak their mind or their feelings no matter how others find it – pleasurable or disturbing. These signs strongly believe in expressing themselves in front of others rather than putting on a mask so as to make sure others love and adore them. 

Furthermore, Sagittarius does not like the truth to be concealed. They value honesty and want to see the truth be upheld whereas falsehood should be exposed. They will endeavor to ensure more and more people know what is right while at the same time shun away those who lie and keep their distance from them. They simply do not like liars and are not afraid of telling the truth whatever the consequences are. 

Fun Loving.

Once they get the hang of it, people born under this constellation will always look forward to having fun. They want to enjoy their life to the fullest; taking in the pleasure and excitement they get from each moment. They have the ability to let go of their worries and past experiences and embrace the moment to make sure they get the best out of it.

For this very reason, Sagittarius does not have a hard time getting along with people. They are quick to make friends because others are attracted to their fun loving nature and how they make light even out of difficult situations. They are indeed fun people to be with.


Yes these people will show you the bright side of life and help you look towards the countless possibilities life has to offer. Despite their fun loving and wild nature, Sagittarius’s have the ability to reach in and help you get through difficult times. Why? They are optimistic.

People with this zodiac sign like to view life in a positive manner. They do not focus on events too much and like to move in order to experience life as it is unlike others who may get stuck on a single event that slows them down.


People can be fun but yet intellectual. This star is smart and curious. They are able to score well in academia and are very bright hence make very good teachers or leaders who aim to inspire their followers. They like to think things through and are able to spot loopholes and issues in an existing solution or system. They are good to have around when you are trying to solve a problem! Also, people with this sign are good at processing different concepts and understanding them and looking at how to improve something; they are very good with their mind.

Free Spirits.

Ever seen those horses galloping freely across the fields? Well they should remind you of a Sagittarius. Yes they are free spirits who treasure their freedom and independence. If you hold their reins tight they will tug until you let them roam freely and explore their surroundings. They are adventurous, independent and truly explorative as already defined by their ruling planet Jupiter. 

If you ever end up in a relationship with a Sagittarius just remember one thing; they are free souls out to discover the world and once they get the chance they will never let anyone stop them and the best part is they are totally capable of doing that.


Fun loving and wild free souls, Sagittarius’s can turn on you in the blink of an eye expressing how they feel; whether angry, surprised or upset they will let it out all on you as if they were storing it up inside for a long time. This will most likely surprise and shock you because if you listen and watch closely enough you will learn a lot on how they think and feel; somethings you may not have even expected. So be ready for such outbursts. Don’t let them scare you but stand strong because even a Sagittarius needs an outlet!


It wouldn’t be surprising to find out that these people can be careless. With their fun loving optimistic personality responsibility can be something they avoid or at least try to. They become careless especially if they are in those moods when they are being fun and wild and just want to relax. They might forget to run some errands, do a favor you asked them to do or even forget you at the grocery store. Don’t worry it’s just how they are but that doesn’t mean they aren’t reliable – they are just careless sometimes! Keep that in mind though.


Yes a Sagittarius is that type of person who can’t wait. Not only do they get too excited but they are impatient. Even if something important is going on they won’t be able to understand why it is taking so long and will want to hurry it up. They will be tempted to ask repeatedly how long it will take or inquire what the hold up is. They will even get on their feet to try and make things happen. So don’t get surprised if you face a situation and most certainly don’t get irritated! Remember it’s a Sagittarius you are dealing with!

Attention Seeking.

Even though it’s usually them attracting all the attention because of their fun loving nature and desire to go out and explore the world, they can certainly be attention seekers at times and you may find it odd. They might pop up in the middle of nowhere and expect you to give them time or just talk. You might wonder if something is wrong but no. They just want some attention so don’t get scared or surprised or wonder what’s going on. You just encountered a Sagittarius who needs some love and attention. Don’t hesitate and give them what they want even if it means listening to their boring stories they find so exciting.


The article listed the dominant personality traits of the astrological sign ‘The Sagittarius’ after which it elaborated on each type also mentioning what people should expect when they are interacting with a person who falls under this sign. The article also provided a brief introduction to the zodiac sign by highlighting its elements, ruling planet and other important details that affect their personality.

Frequently Asked Questions: Sagittarius Personality Traits.

What is the personality of a female Sagittarius?

The personality of a female Sagittarius can be described as wild, feisty and independent hence they make good friends, explorers and attract a lot of attention.

What are Sagittarius’s weaknesses?

The weaknesses of a Sagittarius include their impatience, brutal and untimely honesty as well as their inability to keep promises.

Who is the enemy of a Sagittarius?

The enemy of a Sagittarius may include Pisces because the former sign wants to resolve conflict whereas the Pisces wants to dwell on it.


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