noun, plural phys·i·og·no·mies.
Origin of physiognomy
Examples from the Web for physiognomically
Physiognomically the slaughterman carries his trade-mark legibly enough.No Animal Food|Rupert H. Wheldon
Will you try to look out for a fit servant for us—simple of heart, physiognomically handsome, and scientific in vaccimulgence?
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.Famous Houses and Literary Shrines of London|A. St. John Adcock
Physiognomically regarded, the Sperm Whale is an anomalous creature.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
British Dictionary definitions for physiognomically
Word Origin for physiognomy
Word Origin and History for physiognomically
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.