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Definition of the adjective Kinesic

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  1. Of or pertaining to non-verbal behaviour related to movement, either of any part of the body or the body as a whole.

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Google previewDictionary of the Theatre (1998)

Terms, Concepts, and Analysis by Patrice Pavis, Christine Shantz

with attitudes*, postures and gestuses* were the first steps toward a kinesic approach to the phenomenon of gesture, before the term existed.

Google previewManuscript, Narrative, Lexicon (2000)

Essays on Literary and Cultural Transmission in Honor of Whitney F. Bolton by Robert Boenig, Kathleen Davis

kinesic monopitch (referring to someone else's use) over-( aspiration) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Communication Theory (2009)

by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss

Kinesic behavior, commonly called body language, constitutes meaningful movements that can communicate immediacy. Positive facial expressions, particularly smiles, are primary immediacy cues, as are facial animation, enthusiasm, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications (2000)

by Marcel Danesi

kinesic code [< Greek KINESIS 'motion'] [also spelled kinetic] *Code based on properties of the ...

Google previewDictionary Of The Social Sciences (1996)

by Hugo F. Reading

code, kinesic see system, kinesic. code, restricted a linguistic code1 in which the speaker selects from a narrow range of syntactic alternatives. (Bernstein. B.). see also code, elaborated. code, social a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

Kinesic interviewing belongs in this grouping of techniques, and is much more widely practiced than polygraph testing, because it can be done without expensive instrumentation. There probably are no more than 3,000 polygraph examiners in ...

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Scrabble value of K5I1N1E1S1I1C3

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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