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English → English (WordNet) Definition: physiognomy physiognomy n : the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British) [syn: countenance, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mug]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Physiognomy Physiognomy \Phys`i*og"no*my\, n.; pl. Physiognomies. [OE. fisonomie, phisonomie, fisnamie, OF. phisonomie, F. physiognomie, physiognomonie, from Gr. ?; fy`sis nature + ? one who knows or examines, a judge, fr. ?, ?, to know. See Physic, and Know, and cf. Phiz.] 1. The art and science of discovering the predominant temper, and other characteristic qualities of the mind, by the outward appearance, especially by the features of the face. [1913 Webster] 2. The face or countenance, with respect to the temper of the mind; particular configuration, cast, or expression of countenance, as denoting character. [1913 Webster] 3. The art telling fortunes by inspection of the features. [Obs.] --Bale. [1913 Webster] 4. The general appearance or aspect of a thing, without reference to its scientific characteristics; as, the physiognomy of a plant, or of a meteor. [1913 Webster]


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