Physiognomize

Related to Physiognomize: physiognomies

Phys`i`og´no`mize


v. t.1.To observe and study the physiognomy of.
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This last point is brought out by the remark of one of the authors of the Peripatetic handbook, that it is a methodological error to physiognomize by relying entirely on single external characteristics: people may have the same facial expression and yet differ greatly in disposition, and persons who have the same disposition do not always wear the same expression on their faces but may assume expressions habitually characterizing persons with the opposite disposition (ps.