graphology [gra- fol- uh-jee] Word Origin See more synonyms for graphology on Thesaurus.com the study of handwriting, especially when regarded as an expression of the writer's character, personality, abilities, etc. . Linguistics the study of systems of writing; grammatology. Related forms graph·o·log·ic , [graf- uh- loj-ik] /ˌgræf əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ graph·o·log·i·cal, adjective graph·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for graphologist the study of handwriting, esp to analyse the writer's character linguistics the study of writing systems Derived Forms graphologic ( ˌɡræfəˈlɒdʒɪk) or graphological, adjective graphologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for graphologist graphology n.
"study of handwriting," 1882, from French
graphologie, coined 1868 by Abbé Jean-Hippolyte Michon (1806-1881) from comb. form of Greek graphein "to write" (see -graphy) + logos "a speaking, a dealing with" (see logos). Especially, "character study based on handwriting" (1886).
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