characterology


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characterology

(ˌkærɪktərˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
the academic study of character

characterology

the study of character, especially its development and its variations. — characterologist, n.characterologic, characterological, adj.
See also: Behavior
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as representative, and against the moralistic characterology, as above,
Rather, an effective critique of Ackroyd's identity poetics and politics calls into question elements of imagology, theories of collective image, and national characterology, with appreciable touches of classical historiography.
She developed a new course on the virtues, or characterology, a study so impressive that some of her sister-students have admitted to carrying their class notes from location to location for over 50 years.