Definition of Physiognomist. Meaning of Physiognomist. Synonyms of Physiognomist

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Definition of Physiognomist

Physiognomist
Physiognomist Phys`i*og*nom"ist, n. Same as Physiognomy, 1.
Physiognomist
Physiognomist Phys`i*og"no*mist, n. [Cf. F. physiognomiste.] 1. One skilled in physiognomy. --Dryden. 2. One who tells fortunes by physiognomy. --Holland.

Meaning of Physiognomist from wikipedia

- character.[full citation needed][page needed] After inspecting Socrates, a physiognomist announced that he was given to intemperance, sensuality, and violent...
- (baptised 24 February 1619 – 12 February 1690) was a French painter, physiognomist, art theorist, and a director of several art schools of his time. As...
- Leonardo da Vinci (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was an Italian polymath of the High Renaissance who was active as a painter, draughtsman, engineer, scientist...
- mountebank, monk, mystic, necromancer, occultist, omenologist, physician, physiognomist, technician, technologist, thaumaturge, and wizard. The Chinese word...
- November 1741 – 2 January 1801) was a Swiss poet, writer, philosopher, physiognomist and theologian. Lavater was born in Zürich, and was educated at the...
- Yu (died c. 219), courtesy name Nanhe, was an official, diviner and physiognomist who served under the warlords Liu Zhang and Liu Bei in the late Eastern...
- from Rome to London. Landholdt was the niece of his friend, the Swiss physiognomist Johann Kaspar Lavater. Fuseli wrote of his fantasies to Lavater in 1779;...
- University Press, pp. 60–71 Elizabeth C. Evans, 1956, Galen the Physician as Physiognomist, American Philological ****ociation R.J. Littman and M.L. Littman, 1973...
- Buddhist monastery with an entertainment plaza A home of a 'face reader' (physiognomist) where daily flocks of people came to have their fortunes told. A mansion...
- shoulder length (bust), but can also be full length. The work of the physiognomist Johann Caspar Lavater, who used silhouettes to analyse facial types...