- of the face: facial expression.
- for the face: a facial cream.
- a treatment to beautify the face.
Origin of facial
Examples from the Web for facially
The fact is, there are facially neutral religious rules that have been unevenly enforced for millennia.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights
November 23, 2014
Physically he seemed nearly as much out of order as facially.Shoulder-Straps
It is a rare thing for two men to be facially alike, and no two men are ever equal in all respects.The New Gulliver and Other Stories
The females have no snout development and some of them facially very much resemble a bull terrier.The Home of the Blizzard
He looked at Aurora with smiling scrutiny, and facially expressed a vast appreciation.Aurora the Magnificent
She positively struck light herself—she was literally, facially luminous.Embarrassments
- of or relating to the face
- a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and cosmetic packs
Word Origin and History for facially
c.1600, "face to face," from French facial, from Medieval Latin facialis "of the face," from facies (see face (n.)). Meaning "of the face" is from 1818. The noun meaning "beauty treatment for the face" is from 1914, American English.
- Relating to the face.