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Definition of paralinguistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

paralinguistic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌpærəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk//
 
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relating to communication through ways other than words, for example tone of voice, expressions on your face, and actions
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