Noun(1) the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British
(1) Her hair and facial features were indistinct, and the only part of her physiognomy that was vivid were her eyes, which were the color of stars.(2) Thus it's hardly surprising that the distinctive physiognomy of the mountain is integral to the drawn and photographed records of the city, and has provided an ongoing source of inspiration to her poets, artists and writers.(3) Yet what emerges after Aristotle is a complex relationship between the classical mode of reading and judging character - physiognomy - and the rise and triumph of inner, scientific understandings of expression based on physiology.(4) Scrub with a slightly different physiognomy is present in two areas north of the river.(5) the physiognomy of the landscape(6) Although, at 39, Will Self is approaching mid-life and he can see the ├ö├ç├┐lowering storm of age and extinction├ö├ç├û ahead of him, there is still certainly nothing in his prose or his physiognomy to suggest that he will become flabby or paunchy.(7) friends began to notice a change in his physiognomy(8) How people are treated in court, how they are charged and how they are sentenced is a direct reflection of what race they are assigned by the physiognomy presented to the world.(9) The basic political physiognomy of the UAW remains the same today as it was during the Cold War, above all its fear of socialism and hatred of its Marxist opponents.(10) The physiognomy of the city and the bearing of its inhabitants share the portentous aspect of a drama.(11) The attempt to create the mirage of value through speculative activities independent of the production process had a profound effect on the character of American capitalism and the social physiognomy of its ruling elite.(12) But in the half-century that had passed since Robespierre's Jacobins waged their life and death struggle against feudal reaction, the economic structure and social physiognomy of Europe had changed.(13) Differential inclusion inevitably seems to include those whose approximation of the physiognomy of whiteness has attained a degree of mimetic efficacy through markers of race and class.(14) Lavater linked silhouettes to the ├ö├ç├┐science├ö├ç├û of physiognomy , which aimed to discern a person's character from their facial features.(15) The description of the ├ö├ç├┐new├ö├ç├û working class dance halls in this passage emphasizes the rising importance of the proletariat for the city's physiognomy .(16) The opera houses of Charles Garnier in Paris and Gottfried Semper in Dresden are memorable precisely because their expressive physiognomy is a kind of exultant precis of the spaces and happenings within.
1. face ::
3. countenance ::
4. expression ::
5. look ::
6. mien ::
7. mug ::
8. puss ::
9. visage ::
Different Formsphysiognomies, physiognomy
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