psychometry

[sahy-kom-i-tree]
noun
1.
Psychology, psychometrics.
2.
the alleged art or faculty of divining facts concerning an object or a person associated with it, by contact with or proximity to the object.

Origin:
1850–55; psycho- + -metry

psychometric, psychometrical, adjective
psychometrician [sahy-kom-i-trish-uhn] , psychometrist, noun
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psychometric or psychometrical (ˌsaɪkəʊˈmɛtrɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to psychometrics or psychometry
 
psychometrical or psychometrical
 
adj
 
psychometrically or psychometrical
 
adv

psychometry (saɪˈkɒmɪtrɪ)
 
n
1.  See also psychometrics measurement and testing of mental states and processes
2.  (in parapsychology) the supposed ability to deduce facts about events by touching objects related to them
 
psychometrician
 
n
 
psy'chometrist
 
n

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Example sentences
Questionnaires and psychometric profiling can be viewed with suspicion, but
  actually offer a valuable tool to self-understanding.
No examinations are involved, no questionnaires, or psychometric testing.
Of course psychometric training varies widely within different disciplines.
Some grad programs offer great psychometric training.
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