Face, meet palm! ~ What does it mean?


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I saw the expression. Does it mean this?

A facepalm (sometimes also face-palm or face palm) is the physical gestureof placing one's hand across one's face or lowering one's face into one's hand or hands, covering or closing one's eyes. The gesture is often exaggerated by giving the motion more force and making a slapping noise when the hand comes in contact with the face. The gesture is found in many cultures as a display of frustration, disappointment, exasperation, embarrassment, horror,[2]shock, surprise, exhaustion, sarcasm, or incredulous disbelief.[3]
  • I've never heard "face-palm" before, but I'd say that the man in the statue is using a "face-palm" according to the definition for that term that you provided.
    If you do a google image search for 'facepalm', you'll see many examples.