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psychodiagnostics

[ sahy-koh-dahy-uhg-nos-tiks ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊˌdaɪ əgˈnɒs tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the study and evaluation of character or personality in terms of behavioral and anatomical traits, as gesture, posture and physiognomy.

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Origin of psychodiagnostics

1930–35; see psychodiagnostic, -ics
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