ki·ne·sics (kə-nēsĭks, -zĭks, kī-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of nonlinguistic bodily movements, such as gestures and facial expressions, as a systematic mode of communication.
[From Greek kīnēsis, movement; see KINESIS.]
ki·nesic (-sĭk, -zĭk) adj.
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