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Definition of "psychometry" []

  • See psychometrics. (noun)
  • The ability or art of divining information about people or events associated with an object solely by touching or being near to it. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "psychometry" in a sentence
  • "Pedagogy, however, although it may profit by psychometry is not designed to measure the sensations, but educate the senses."
  • "With Sergeant Fernando Realyvasquez on the phone, Annette will use a technique called psychometry to visualize the missing man."
  • "_Fourthly_, the impression said to be left in or upon objects or houses, and the phenomena of "psychometry" seem to indicate the same thing."