Definitions for kinesicskɪˈni sɪks, -zɪks, kaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ki•ne•sics*kɪˈni sɪks, -zɪks, kaɪ-(n.)

  1. the study of body movements, gestures, facial expressions, etc., as a means of communication.

    Category: Biology

* (used with a sing. v.).

Origin of kinesics:

1950–55; < Gk kinēs(is) (see kinesis ) + -ics

ki•ne′si•cal•ly(adv.)

Wiktionary

  1. kinesics(Noun)

    Non-verbal communication by means of gestures, and/or other body movement.

  2. Origin: * From Greek knsis (movement)

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  1. Kinesics

    Kinesics is the interpretation of body language such as facial expressions and gestures — or, more formally, non-verbal behavior related to movement, either of any part of the body or the body as a whole.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Kinesics

    Systematic study of the body and the use of its static and dynamic position as a means of communication.

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