psychometry

noun
psy·​chom·​e·​try | \ sī-ˈkä-mə-trē How to pronounce psychometry (audio) \

Definition of psychometry

1 : divination of facts concerning an object or its owner through contact with or proximity to the object

First Known Use of psychometry

circa 1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of psychometry was circa 1842

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“Psychometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychometry. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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psychometry

noun
psy·​chom·​e·​try | \ sī-ˈkäm-ə-trē How to pronounce psychometry (audio) \
plural psychometries

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