body language

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Silent (non-verbal) messages communicated through the sender's body movements, facial expressions, voice tone and loudness, etc. In social psychology, all behavior in presence of another person is considered communication. Also called kinesic communications. See also non verbal communication.

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Dateless Carl was desperate and had a habit of misreading the body language of women he interacted with, which created some uncomfortable and sometimes even felonious moments at the singles bar.
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When you are in a negotiation keep good body language so that the other party doesn't see you are getting frazzled.
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Two of John's roommates had an increasingly bad relationship, and it began to show through the body language they used while talking to each other.
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