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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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graphology

A method of assessing a person’s character from their handwriting.
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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"
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Translations

graphology

[græˈfɒlədʒɪ] Ngrafología f
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graphology

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

nGrafologie f, → Handschriftendeutung f
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graphology

[græˈfɒlədʒɪ] ngrafologia
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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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Finally, the use of graphology (handwriting analysis for employee selection purposes has increased over the past couple of years, due possibly to the outlawing of the polygraph.
He or she must speak at least two languages in addition to going through an array of tests - psychological, graphology, drug, and physical.
Graphology, scientific handwriting analysis, has been used in a variety of ways, ranging from psychological evaluation to jury choice to personnel selection.
"Opposites attract as we know but after a while the differences in approach can gall and cause problems," said Weaver, handwriting expert at the Cambridge School of Graphology. "Harry's writing is simplified and has no lead-in strokes.
I am assuming the science of graphology could be applied to the game's notation system even though it only contains the lower case letters a to h, plus x to denote captures, numbers one to eight, capital letters K, Q, R, N, B - oh, and if you are very lucky the # symbol for checkmate.
The decline of pen and paper could also spell the end for graphology - the study of handwriting to reveal a writer's character.
Fuel combustion graphology is a new technical and scientific field (Ghia 1991).
In search of greater insight into the character of some of the sport's best-known faces, we have turned to the science of graphology, the study of handwriting.
If possible, and particularly for any senior position, use some form of psychometric test or graphology.
Hopeless as industry surveys, these works are marked by the accelerated tempos of Salavon's multicolored graphology, a kind of digital reductio ad absurdum.
Graphology, or handwriting analysis, is the study of handwriting shapes and pattern to determine the personality and behavior of the writer.