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Lombroso

[lom-broh-soh; Italian lawm-braw-saw] /lɒmˈbroʊ soʊ; Italian lɔmˈbrɔ sɔ/
noun
1.
Cesare
[che-zah-re] /ˈtʃɛ zɑˌrɛ/ (Show IPA),
1836–1909, Italian physician and criminologist.
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  • Lombroso knew a thief whose frontal bone was cloven laterally with a hatchet; in fifteen days he was cured without any relapse.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • Well, this is as good as most of Lombroso's facts, or better.

    Questionable Shapes William Dean Howells
  • The Corsican songs collected by Tommaseo, remarks Lombroso, might be said to be almost all the creation of brigands.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • Lombroso remarks on the brutal excesses of soldiers when excited after battle.

    The Sexual Question August Forel
  • Lombroso found the general sensibility decreased in 38 out of 66.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • There is the same precision in all this which Lombroso observed.

    The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
  • According to Lombroso, insensibility to pain is a marked characteristic of the typical criminal.

    Crime and Its Causes William Douglas Morrison
  • "I hope Lombroso was man enough to accept the challenge," said Cameron.

    The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
  • Lombroso insists that there must be an inherited tendency, Manouvrier insists that there must be environment.

    A Plea for the Criminal James Leslie Allan Kayll
  • He was not legally a criminal, but, as Lombroso remarks, he was so anthropologically.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for Lombroso

Lombroso

/Italian lomˈbroːso/
noun
1.
Cesare (ˈtʃeːzare). 1836–1909, Italian criminologist: he postulated the existence of a criminal type
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