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gra·phol·o·gy

 (gră-fŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of handwriting, especially when employed as a means of analyzing character.

[Greek graphē, writing; see graphic + -logy.]

graph′o·log′i·cal (grăf′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
gra·phol′o·gist n.

graphology

(ɡræˈfɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Psychology) the study of handwriting, esp to analyse the writer's character
2. (Linguistics) linguistics the study of writing systems
graphologic, ˌgraphoˈlogical adj
graˈphologist n

graph•ol•o•gy

(græˈfɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of handwriting, esp. when regarded as yielding clues to the writer's character.
[1875–80; < Greek gráph(ein) to write + -o- + -logy]
graph•o•log•ic (ˌgræf əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) graph`o•log′i•cal, adj.
graph•ol′o•gist, n.

graphology

1. a form of divination involving analysis of handwriting. Also graptomancy.
2. a technique of personality analysis involving the examination of handwriting.
See also: Divination
the study of handwriting, especially as regarded as an expression of character. Cf. graphanalysis. — graphologist, n.graphologic, graphological, adj.
See also: Writing

graphology

A method of assessing a person’s character from their handwriting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.graphology - the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
Translations

graphology

[græˈfɒlədʒɪ] Ngrafología f

graphology

[græˈfɒlədʒi] ngraphologie fgraph paper n (gen)papier m quadrillé; (in millimetres)papier m millimétré

graphology

nGrafologie f, → Handschriftendeutung f

graphology

[græˈfɒlədʒɪ] ngrafologia

graph·ol·o·gy

n. grafología, estudio de la escritura como indicación de la personalidad del paciente y como ayuda en el diagnóstico de enfermedades nerviosas.
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