graphology graphology  /ɡrə ˈfɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)

Usage(s):

  1. The new specialty evolved from the older art of graphology, or handwriting analysis.
  2. Like its parent, graphology, graphotherapy has many critics who equate it with such pseudosciences as phrenology and astrology.
  3. Hundreds of thousands more have gone into Hartford's researches on graphology.

News

  • Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

    Personality revealed through penmanship--look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest. Graphology--the study of handwriting--has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in which Mercury makes you forget your keys). But a new study by the National Pen Association (sure ...
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

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