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Definition of "phrenologist" [phre•nol•o•gist]

  • An adherent or practitioner of phrenology. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "phrenologist" in a sentence
  • "Not that I am what is called a phrenologist, but I am curious as to the physical developments of these fellow-mortals of mine, and a little in want of a sensation."
  • "In this respect a phrenologist is a pure quack in comparison with a lady in a trance."
  • "Similarly, the 1871 book New Physiognomy, written by the American phrenologist Samuel Roberts Wells, described the Irish woman as being governed “by the lower or animal passions,” “seeking her chief pleasure from things physical and animal,” and unable to see “beauty in that which can not be eaten or used for the gratification of the bodily appetites or passions.”"