characterological

adjective
char·​ac·​ter·​olog·​i·​cal | \ˌker-ik-t(ə-)rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌka-rik-\

Definition of characterological 

: of, relating to, or based on character or the study of character including its development and its differences in different individuals

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characterologically \ -​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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His contempt for democratic norms is characterological. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump Is Taking Out His Enemies And Turning Toward Robert Mueller," 17 Mar. 2018 The issue is less characterological than philosophical. Alaska Dispatch News, "Trump doesn’t bother with better angels," 29 July 2017 But even in those cases, the evasiveness is often a characterological window in itself, fodder for analyzing the journey of politicians’ self-presentation. Katy Waldman, Slate Magazine, "Against Retweeting Trump’s Old Tweets," 26 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of characterological

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for characterological

characterology study of character

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The first known use of characterological was in 1903

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characterological

adjective
char·​ac·​ter·​olog·​i·​cal | \ˌkar-ik-t(ə-)rə-ˈläj-i-kəl \

Medical Definition of characterological 

: of, relating to, or based on character or the study of character including its development and its differences in different individuals

Other Words from characterological

characterologically \ -​ˈläj-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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