|1.||a person's features or characteristic expression considered as an indication of personality|
|2.||the art or practice of judging character from facial features|
|3.||the outward appearance of something, esp the physical characteristics of a geographical region|
|[C14: from Old French phisonomie, via Medieval Latin, from Late Greek phusiognōmia, erroneous for Greek phusiognōmonia, from phusis nature + gnōmōn judge]|
physiognomy phys·i·og·no·my (fĭz'ē-ŏg'nə-mē, -ŏn'ə-mē)
Facial features, especially when considered as an indicator of character or as a factor in diagnosis.
Estimation of one's character and mental qualities by a study of the face and general bodily carriage.