Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to physiognomy, the face, or the art of discerning character in the face. Also physiognomonic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to physiognomy; according with the principles of physiognomy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to physiognomy

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

physiognomy +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Some people start with the visual or physiognomic characteristics.

    Bird Cloud

  • Some people start with the visual or physiognomic characteristics.

    Bird Cloud

  • Some people start with the visual or physiognomic characteristics.

    Bird Cloud

  • Some people start with the visual or physiognomic characteristics.

    Bird Cloud

  • According to recent work by Nikolaas Oosterhof and Alexander Todorov of Princeton's psychology department, we form our first opinions of someone's trustworthiness through a quick physiognomic snapshot.

    Boing Boing

  • Currently, these models consider only plant functional types distinguished by their physiological (C3 versus C4 photosynthesis), phenological (deciduous versus evergreen), and physiognomic (grass versus tree) attributes.

    Climate change and fire in the Arctic

  • The audiences and judges initial reaction to Susan was a typical demonstration of the eugenicist, physiognomic exclusionary bias that plagues mainstream T.V.

    PRO-ATTRACTIVENESS BIAS » Sociological Images

  • With great talent she rendered visible both physiognomic and psychological traits, as well as the intellectual traits of her subjects.

    Mela Muter.

  • The park contains a high diversity of plant communities with striking physiognomic differences.

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, United States

  • This implies a marked seasonal pattern and a physiognomic difference between dry and humid seasons.

    Tropical Dry Forests ecoregion (CEC)

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