noun, plural phys·i·og·no·mies.
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Origin of physiognomy
OTHER WORDS FROM physiognomyphys·i·og·nom·ic [fiz-ee-og-nom-ik, ‐ee-uh-nom‐], /ˌfɪz i ɒgˈnɒm ɪk, ‐i əˈnɒm‐/, phys·i·og·nom·i·cal, phys·i·og·no·mon·ic [fiz-ee-og-nuh-mon-ik, ‐on-uh‐], /ˌfɪz iˌɒg nəˈmɒn ɪk, ‐ˌɒn ə‐/, phys·i·og·no·mon·i·cal, adjectivephys·i·og·nom·i·cal·ly, phys·i·og·no·mon·i·cal·ly, adverbphys·i·og·no·mist, noun
Example sentences from the Web for physiognomy
Two pairs of eyes, two smiles, two human physiognomies once again met his arrested gaze.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The Mahomedans and Jews have more marked features; the latter resemble the Arabs, and, like them, have noble physiognomies.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
At the bedside of their patients the physiognomies of these fashionable doctors become expert in lying.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Generally their physiognomies are pleasing, but they cannot be said to have much character.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
They are, however, also less disposed to riots and disturbances than the darker physiognomies.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster