the study of body movements, gestures, facial expressions, etc., as a means of communication.
- ki·ne·sic, adjective
- ki·ne·si·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for kinesics
(functioning as singular) the study of the role of body movements, such as winking, shrugging, etc, in communication
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