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physiognomy (noun) the shape and features of a person's face.
The physiognomy of a person is the general appearance of a person's face. The shape of a person's face in general, and the features including, their jaw, eyes, nose, etc., are the person's physiognomy.
- Some people claim that they can know a person's character by studying their physiognomy. They are sure that the shape and features of a person's face indicate their character.
- His physiognomy is one of the best in Hollywood. His aquiline nose and his large round eyes give a peculiar attraction to his face.