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Some or maybe all character traits come in different degrees. For example some honest people are less/more honest than others. I want a word to describe such a feature.

Example:

That character trait is not the same in everyone who has it, but it is ---- .

I know of "of degrees", "subject to degrees", but I am looking for other words.

  • Gradable: capable of being graded. But this has far wider applications. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 14 '17 at 23:45
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I would say most (all?) character traits are qualitative:

Relating to, measuring, or measured by the quality of something rather than its quantity.
‘a qualitative change in the undergraduate curriculum’
Oxford Living Dictionaries

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I'd say something along the lines of a spectrum or a continuum. These clearly indicate that gradients exist.

Special usage note: Spectrum may have a modern connotation of being related to autism, as on the spectrum is a phrase I hear often to describe a person having autism without getting into further detail (i.e., my niece is on the spectrum, more generic than saying something like my niece has Asperger's).

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