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  • adv. In terms of phrenology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a phrenological manner; according to the principles of phrenology; as regards phrenology.


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phrenological +‎ -ly


  • The pigeon – pie was not bad, but it was a delusive pie: the crust being like a disappointing head, phrenologically speaking: full of lumps and bumps, with nothing particular underneath.

    David Copperfield

  • The idea of a discrete brain age is about as phrenologically suspect as the increasingly-disputed concept of IQ itself.

    Brain Teasers

  • There are ‘systems’ made up of several interconnected brain units; anatomically, but not functionally, those brain units are none other than the old ‘centers’ of phrenologically inspired theory; and these systems are indeed dedicated to relatively separable operations that constitute the basis of mental functions.

    Mind Wide Open

  • Whether it was, too, that his head being shaved, his forehead was drawn out in freer and brighter relief, and looked more expansive than it otherwise would, this I will not venture to decide; but certain it was his head was phrenologically an excellent one.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • It is plain, then, that phrenologically the head of this

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • The more particular speciality of one is to lubricate your entrance and exit, -- that of the other to polish you off phrenologically in the recesses of the establishment.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • "You won't want to examine it phrenologically, will you?"

    The Heavenly Twins

  • If I had time, I could tell you a story almost as touching, in relation to a pig, an animal that phrenologically speaking has generally been looked upon as somewhat deficient in the region of the sentiments. '

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, January 1844 Volume 23, Number 1

  • He was 'one of the finest-looking men,' if we speak phrenologically, in the last

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

  • The Teachers 'Institute, too, looking at the thing physiologically, psychologically, and phrenologically, after mature deliberation, conclude to descend to a little harmless amusement, contriving, however, to mingle some instructive elements with the frivolous ones that less enlightened spirits delight in.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870


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