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graphology

[ gra-fol-uh-jee ]
/ græˈfɒl ə dʒi /
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noun
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.
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Origin of graphology

First recorded in 1875–80; grapho- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM graphology

graph·o·log·ic [graf-uh-loj-ik], /ˌgræf əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, graph·o·log·i·cal, adjectivegraph·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for graphology

graphology
/ (ɡræˈfɒlədʒɪ) /

noun
the study of handwriting, esp to analyse the writer's character
linguistics the study of writing systems

Derived forms of graphology

graphologic (ˌɡræfəˈlɒdʒɪk) or graphological, adjectivegraphologist, noun
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