adjective see paralinguistics

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  • paralinguistic — /par euh ling gwis tik/, adj. of or pertaining to paralanguage or paralinguistics. [1955 60; PARA 1 + LINGUISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • paralinguistic — adjective Pertaining to, or communicated through, paralanguage …   Wiktionary

  • paralinguistic — adj. of or pertaining to the study of paralanguage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paralinguistic — adjective relating to or denoting paralanguage …   English new terms dictionary

  • paralinguistic — para·linguistic …   English syllables

  • paralinguistic — UK [ˌpærəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk] / US [ˌperəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk] adjective linguistics expressed in ways that do not use words, for example by the look on your face or the sound of your voice …   English dictionary

  • paralinguistic — /pærəlɪŋˈgwɪstɪk/ (say paruhling gwistik) adjective of or relating to factors associated with but not essentially part of a language system as tone of voice, rate of utterance, overall pitch range, facial expressions, accompanying speech, etc.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • paralinguistic — adjective see paralinguistics …   Useful english dictionary

  • paralinguistic communication — noun the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings • Syn: ↑paralanguage • Hypernyms: ↑communication • Part Meronyms: ↑manner of speaking, ↑speech, ↑delivery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paralanguage — refers to the non verbal elements of communication used to modify meaning and convey emotion. Paralanguage may be expressed consciously or unconsciously, and it includes the pitch, volume, and, in some cases, intonation of speech. Sometimes the… …   Wikipedia

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