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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The general appearance of a person's face. The features of the human face.

Usage examples (37)
  • A strange and somewhat impassive physiognomy is often, perhaps, an advantage to an orator, or leader of any sort, because it helps to fix the eye and fascinate the mind.
  • But our physiognomy is only a part of the equation.
  • These Tartars do not differ much in physiognomy from the Chinese.
  • If he does not justify the hopes and expectations of the nation, physiognomy is of no value. — for more
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