Medical Dictionary

physiognomy


physiognomy

noun phys·i·og·no·my \ˌfiz-ē-ˈä(g)-nə-mē\
plural phys·i·og·no·mies

Definition of PHYSIOGNOMY

1
:  the art of discovering temperament and character from outward appearance
2
:  the facial features held to show qualities of mind or character by their configuration or expression
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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