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synonyms for physiognomy

  • appearance
  • aspect
  • countenance
  • expression
  • feature
  • look
  • mien
  • portrait
  • visage
See also synonyms for: physiognomies
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As George Eliot says: “We get the fonder of our houses if they have a physiognomy of their own, as our friends have.”
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
His legs are thin, his tail bare, his physiognomy dark, and his skin as black as his hair.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
I find, for one thing, she had given much of her physiognomy to the Friedrich now born.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. I. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Hollister, however, had not come there to make a study of Mr. Lewis' physiognomy or manner.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
One finds in Van Dyck no such expressively nervous physiognomy.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
His is a physiognomy with a proud, vigorous profile, which expresses an intellectual tendency, and can never be forgotten.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
He was a man of tall stature, and with a physiognomy remarkable for one of his race.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
Possibly in no other place in the world is there so much variety of complexion and physiognomy as in Lima.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
To the practised eye, the physiognomy of certain groups unmistakably proclaims inferiority of type.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
That gentleman bowed, and looked somewhat surprised, for the physiognomy of Mr. Jackson dwelt not in his recollection.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PHYSIOGNOMY

  • appearance
  • aspect
  • cast
  • demeanor
  • expression
  • face
  • features
  • gills
  • kisser
  • look
  • looks
  • map
  • mask
  • mien
  • mug
  • phizog
  • physiognomy
  • poker face
  • potato
  • puss
  • visage
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