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Key Capricorn Traits: Revealing Their Strengths And Weaknesses

Key Capricorn Traits: Revealing Their Strengths And Weaknesses

Capricorn traits make this sign a well-known BOSS of the zodiac. They are ambitious, highly driven and analytical people who get the job done.

People born under this horoscope sign are masters of discipline. They’re confident and perfectly pleased with who they are.

Their way of living, outlook on the world, their ambition, and fairness… The fact is that Capricorns could serve as great life coach mentors to help us live our lives to the fullest.

Capricorn season: December 22nd–January 19th

Element: Earth

Modality: Cardinal

Symbol: The Sea-Goat ♑︎

Ruling Planet: Saturn

Capricorn eminent personalities: Kate Middleton, Ricky Martin, Denzel Washington, Michelle Obama, John Legend, Dolly Parton, LeBron James, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Zayn Malik, Liam Hemsworth…

Capricorn Personality

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Along with Taurus and Virgo, Capricorn belongs to the earth signs. Earth signs are the most reliable and trustworthy signs in the zodiac.

The quality of this zodiac sign is cardinal. Cardinal signs are known for their leadership skills and inexhaustible sources of ideas and will to initiate new things.

Suitably, this sign is commonly represented by the symbol of the sea-goat, a mythical creature pictured as half-fish and half-goat. Why is this zodiac sign correlated with a goat? Goats are very stubborn and diligent animals, just like the Capricorn sign.

They are capable of doing things that seem impossible to most people (just picture a goat on an extremely steep hill).

The source of their great diligence and discipline is their ruling planet, Saturn and their earth element.

The corresponding tarot card for this zodiac sign is The Devil but before you make any assumptions, let me explain.

The Devil card doesn’t necessarily represent bad things. It can mean slavery to material things and vices but it also represents facing your own shadow and dismissing self-doubt. It’s also an indicator of material wealth, depending on the context.

Capricorn in love

This horoscope sign is super serious about everything they do, and the same applies to their love life. They take love and dating seriously and long for stable and long-lasting commitment.

If they don’t see a potential future with someone, they won’t engage in a relationship with that person. They simply don’t have time to waste, nor do they want to hurt anyone’s feelings.

Capricorns are very attentive to their loved ones. Even when they have the busiest schedules, they’ll find time for their partners. Acts of service is definitely their love language because they are not that good with words.

Capricorn needs a partner with a certain sense of familiarity and stability while still being emotional. They’ll look for someone with whom they can share the same life goals and the same vision about how to reach them.

Capricorn in marriage

Generally speaking, most Capricorns don’t get married too early in life. They’re busy and occupied with achieving their goals, and their career is definitely their priority when they’re younger.

Caps do take everything in life seriously, but marriage vows are definitely sacred to them. They’ll be the most loyal spouses, and they’ll try very hard to make their marriage work.

However, that doesn’t mean they’ll stay with someone who doesn’t appreciate their efforts or who keeps hurting them. The fact is that they’ll respect, appreciate and love their spouse as long as they’re getting the same from the other side.

Capricorn in bed

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People with the Capricorn sun sign have a very passionate lovemaking style. They always try to fulfill their lover’s needs in bed, of course, without neglecting their own.

So, they aren’t selfish in bed, but they tend to be the dominating partner. However, if they see that their partner isn’t okay with that, they’ll show understanding.

Caps are pretty serious and uptight peeps, but they’re always ready for a bit fooling around when it comes to their sex life. They’re open to new experiences and are willing to try just about anything in the bedroom. They like rough sex too.

See also: Here Is What Your Partner Is Like In Bed, According To His Zodiac Sign

Capricorn in friendship

Capricorn, just like Leo and Aquarius, wants to be the first in everything, and they always want to be in charge of everything. This kind of energy is exhausting when it comes to close relationships.

They don’t make friends easily because people are generally intimidated by them. Unfortunately, not many people are able to see their gentle, nurturing, and warm side.

Trust me, I’m telling you this from my own experience, having a Capricorn friend is a blessing.

Yes, being disciplined has its benefits, but the fact is that most of us dislike authority and highly disciplined people. And this Cap trait definitely makes it difficult for them to maintain close friendships with other people.

Capricorn at work

People born under the Capricorn horoscope sign are highly ambitious, driven, and hardworking.

They have solid and reasonable goals and are in love with their work. What’s even better is that they know how to enjoy their hard-earned wealth.

They have great leadership skills and are amazing employers, but they function well as employees too. They’re organized, dedicated, and hardworking, all traits a good worker needs to have.

Capricorn Personality Traits

The Capricorn season starts on December 22nd and ends on January 19th. With the power of Capricorn, we end one year and start another.

To learn more about this fierce sign, let’s take a closer look at its prominent personality traits.

Positive Capricorn traits

1. Determination

handsome stylish man in elegant coat

Probably the most outstanding trait of a Capricorn is their strong determination.

Many highly successful people have this placement as their sun sign or their rising and moon sign.

The Capricorn zodiac sign is the biggest workaholic in the zodiac and they’re very proud of that fact.

The idea of success is what motivates them. There’s no dull moment in their life because their days are carefully organized and busy.

For some people, that would be hell but not for this sign.

Where does their determination come from? Determination is simply a sense of a clear goal and strong willpower to get you there.

There’s one thing that many people forget about determination and that is that it implies faith or trust that something will happen.

That’s one thing many people don’t understand about this star sign. Their faith is not mystical or otherworldly, it’s very present and sober.

They don’t believe in grand and impossible things, they believe in making every other moment the best it can be.

Their path is made up of little and sometimes boring steps but every one of those steps is carefully taken.

They don’t leave things to chance but work hard to get where they want to.

That’s why they’re so successful in everything they do; hard work, trust in themselves and belief that what they do is their purpose.

2. Resourcefulness

One of the best Capricorn traits is resourcefulness.

Phrases like, “I can’t,” or, “I don’t know how to do it,” don’t exist in Capricorn’s language. Instead, they say, “I will learn how to do it,” or, “I will find a way to do it.”

The reason why this sign is so often in the position of the boss is that they know how to recognize work potential and knowledge in other people and they’re not shy to offer them a chance to implement their skills.

They don’t kid themselves thinking they MUST know how to do everything by themselves.

Instead, they hire other people to do it for them while they do other things they know to do well. They’re born managers and leaders.

3. Practicality

This sign of the zodiac is the practical type. They’re not very concerned with philosophy and ideas but ways to actually make things work. They like their things tangible and functional.

This ties into their love for material things and money. Yes, Capricorns love their money and they’re not ashamed of it.

For them, money is direct proof of their success and they’re here for it.

Despite living a pretty frugal life, there are times when they invest in things that mean a lot to them and those are usually things they can use in everyday life.

4. Discipline

Young handsome man in classic suit

People with this sun placement are very disciplined for obvious reasons.

They’re interested in functionality and efficient results and that comes with strong discipline.

Discipline is the safest path to get you where you want to be.

It takes dedication and a lot of mental strength but it’s always worth it in the end and Caps know this.

This is the reason many believe that this sign is rigid and sometimes cruel. They don’t make it easy on themselves and they treat others the same way.

At times they truly are unforgiving but that only means you have tested their patience and they’re not having any of it.

5. Ambition

Every astrologer ever has put this trait next to Capricorn’s name. If you can’t tell already, the Caps love to win.

They are very motivated and love when what they do gives them satisfaction; the satisfaction that is a success.

This isn’t only limited to their career. Every part of their life is their project and that’s exactly why people get a control freak vibe from them.

It’s safe to say they’re not the most romantic sign in the zodiac; however, they are loyal and if they love you, you have someone to count on forever.

6. Reliability

No matter how tough they look, Capricorns have their soft side too and it comes out when they’re with a loved one who knows them well.

They have immense respect for people who truly understand them and don’t judge them based on superficial things.

They’re very well aware that not everyone understands their way of thinking or their life decisions but they don’t care as long as they have someone who does.

They’ll do anything for the ones they love.

If they start loving you, they will become the most reliable, lovable and loyal person ever, to the point where they’ll do things they don’t even understand just to see you happy.

As I already mentioned, Caps aren’t the most romantic people on the planet but if that’s what their loved one appreciates, then that’s what they’ll get.

If you want the moon and the stars, ask your favorite Capricorn to get them for you.

Capricorn bad traits

1. Cynicism

young stylish man with bag on the street

Capricorns are not the types to open up easily. They’re serious and sometimes have a hard time understanding why everyone is entertained by trivial things.

After all, they’re ruled by Saturn, the most feared planet of them all.

That’s why more often than not, they’re cynics and why you definitely won’t find them reading a daily horoscope or having spontaneous chit-chat with a stranger.

2. Materialism

One thing’s for sure about Capricorns: they’re materialistic, and they prioritize status and wealth over almost everything else.

People born under the Capricorn zodiac sign think that material possessions and success in their professional life is the best way to achieve true happiness in life. Can someone tell them how wrong they truly are, pleeeeease?

I feel sorry for them because Caps aren’t bad people. They enjoy taking care of others and are very generous and kind to their loved ones.

They also have an appreciation for the finer things in life. Astrologers say that ‘Work hard. Love hard.’ is their life motto, but I think it should actually be ‘Work hard. Shop harder.’ 🤑

3. Perfectionism

Perfectionism is often considered a negative trait and it also implies high standards. The latter is true for Capricorns.

They’re not the type of perfectionist who doesn’t get stuff done because of a fear of failure.

They’re the type of perfectionists you’re glad exists because they do a job as it should be done.

This trait extends to every part of their life, including their looks, work, relationships, the food they eat and the music they listen to.

They want only the best and it makes them angry when they can’t get it.

Capricorn Traits Female

Modern business woman in the office

A Capricorn woman is a boss. She’s probably the most confident woman in the zodiac. If you want to win her hand, you must work hard for it because she knows her worth.

Not only does she know how to work hard but she wants to see you know how to too. You have to have clear goals in life and be passionate about the things you do.

A Cap woman is a femme fatale in her own special way. The trait of Capricorn woman all men fall for is her high confidence and the way she usually outsmarts them.

She’s the type of woman men naturally have respect for and they know from the start that they have to prove themselves to her.

If a woman of this zodiac sign likes you, that means you’re very special and if she makes the first move, you should be flattered.

Capricorn women are GREAT life companions, lovers and friends. Prove to them that you’re ready to build an empire with them and you will have the strongest partner on your side.

See also: 110 Capricorn Quotes And Sayings In Celebration Of A Cappy Personality

Capricorn Traits Male

Gorgeous stylish man wearing fashionable shirt and sunglasses

A Capricorn man is a man who knows what he’s doing every minute of his life. He has no time for games and chasing around. If he likes you, he’ll make it clear right away.

They’re definitely not shy so be prepared for intense encounters if you’re going to date him. They usually have a dominant personality and love when others notice that in time.

For how that translates in bed, read here.

A Capricorn man, as well as a Capricorn woman, is a great partner if you want a stable and fulfilled life.

He’s assertive, he’s pushy and he’s mature enough to know when to stop.

He gives 100% in everything he does so if he chooses you as his partner, you’re a lucky gal.

That also means you’re as hardworking as he is and together, you’ll make a powerful couple.

If you’d rather go on an adventure and not think about tomorrow, he’s not the one. If you want to feel safe and cared for for the rest of your life, then he is.

See also: 5 Ways To Seduce A Capricorn Man

Capricorn Rising Sign

People with a Capricorn ascendant sign are destined to do big things. They’re destined for greatness. And, everyone else has no other option but to admire them.

They have clear goals for the future and won’t stop until they reach them. No matter how many obstacles they run into on that journey, they’ll never give up. Giving up is not a part of their nature.

However, a prime concern for rising Caps is the material world. They’re materialistic and won’t do anything unless they see their own benefit in it. This quality of theirs is anything but admiring, right?

Moon In Capricorn Traits

 beautiful sad woman sitting in the car in rainy weather

People born with the Moon in Capricorn are probably the most reliable people on the planet. They’re always there for the people they love and will never betray them, no matter what.

One of their biggest flaws is bottling up their emotions. Even though confrontation is their best friend, they end that friendship every time it comes to confronting their own feelings.

They’re naturally very pessimistic and overly self-critical. I know, you may find this hard to believe because they’re very confident; however, their perfectionist nature makes them doubt their own worth, which is why they’re so hard on themselves sometimes.

Capricorn Compatibility

So, who is Capricorn compatible with? They are mostly compatible with fellow earth signs and can make a pretty strong bond with water signs as well. Fire signs and air signs aren’t their best astrological compatibility matches.

CAPRICORN AND ARIES – Low/medium compatibility

CAPRICORN AND TAURUS – High compatibility

CAPRICORN AND GEMINI – Low/medium compatibility

CAPRICORN AND CANCER – Medium/high compatibility

CAPRICORN AND LEO – Medium/high compatibility

CAPRICORN AND VIRGO – High compatibility

CAPRICORN AND LIBRA – Medium/high compatibility

CAPRICORN AND SCORPIO – High compatibility

CAPRICORN AND SAGITTARIUS – Low compatibility

CAPRICORN AND CAPRICORN – High compatibility

CAPRICORN AND AQUARIUS – Low/medium compatibility

CAPRICORN AND PISCES – High compatibility

FAQs

What are the Capricorn’s weaknesses?

Stylish man with a beard

People with this zodiac sign have a short temper, and Caps are generally known as one of the biggest grudge holders of the entire zodiac.

They get angry and irritated easily, which is their biggest weakness. And being materialistic and holding grudges forever are definitely their major flaws.

What are Capricorns most famous for?

It’s definitely and without a doubt their ambitious, hardworking nature that makes this horoscope sign the CEO of the zodiac.

They are the goal-oriented working bees who always strive to reach higher in their professional life.

Who should a Capricorn marry?

To be honest, I’m on the fence here. It’s a well-known fact that Capricorn and Virgo make one of the best horoscope love matches, but still, Caps get along extremely well with Pisces too.

Pisces and Capricorn are a good match because they have a lot to offer each other. Like water and earth, they go well together and help each other flourish.

Capricorn needs Pisces’ genuine and wise sensibility, while Pisces appreciates Cap’s ambitions and sense of stability and reliability.

On the other hand, Virgo and Cap have similar life goals, and both are hardworking and loyal. Together, they can do a lot, and they’re super detailed and interested in everything they do, including their relationships.

Final Words

If your zodiac sign is Capricorn, I’m sure you can confirm that all of these Capricorn traits are true. Caps are truly one of the most powerful signs of the zodiac, and they make a hell of a leader.

And don’t let these flaws and bad sides of your personality make you think any less of yourself. You’re made of flesh and blood, just as we all are, and it’s perfectly normal that you have some imperfections.

You have a dark side, just like me and the rest of the world. But what makes you so special is your ability to tame that side and let the other one, the more beautiful one, prevail.

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