physiognomically the slaughterman carries his trade-mark legibly enough.
Yet I am told that my eyes, eyebrows, and forehead are physiognomically good; but of this the deponent knoweth not.
Yet I am told that my eye, eyebrows, and forehead are physiognomically good.
Will you try to look out for a fit servant for us—simple of heart, physiognomically handsome, and scientific in vaccimulgence?
late 14c., "art of judging characters from facial features," from Old French phizonomie and directly from Late Latin physiognomia, from Greek physiognomia "the judging of a person's nature by his features," from physio- (see physio-) + gnomon (genitive gnomonos) "judge, indicator" (see gnomon). Meaning "face, countenance, features" is from c.1400. Related: Physiognomical.
physiognomy phys·i·og·no·my (fĭz'ē-ŏg'nə-mē, -ŏn'ə-mē)
Facial features, especially when considered as an indicator of character or as a factor in diagnosis.
Estimation of one's character and mental qualities by a study of the face and general bodily carriage.