Definition of Gestural

1. Adjective. Used of the language of the deaf.

Exact synonyms: Sign, Sign-language, Signed
Similar to: Communicative, Communicatory



2. Adjective. Being other than verbal communication. "Art like gesture is a form of nonverbal expression"
Exact synonyms: Nonverbal
Similar to: Communicative, Communicatory

Definition of Gestural

1. a. Relating to gesture.

Definition of Gestural

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or using gestures. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gestural

1. pertaining to or consisting of gestures (expressive bodily motions) [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gestural

gesticulation
gesticulations
gesticulative
gesticulator
gesticulators
gesticulatory
gestin
gestonorone caproate
gestor
gestosis
gestour
gestours
gests
gesturable
gestural (current term)
gesturalities
gesturality
gesturally
gesture
gesture politics
gestured
gestureless
gesturelike
gesturement
gesturements
gesturer
gesturers
gestures
gesturing

Literary usage of Gestural

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chinese Repository (1843)
"•'I. The first is called gestural language. As it is composed partly of the inartificial gestures of the body, the expression of (lie feelings by the ..."

2. Mental Development and Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"v EXPRESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: VOCAL, FEATURAL, POSTURAL, gestural 1. CAN one tell from the color of the cheeks what type of emotion an individual is ..."

3. Anecdotes and Annals of the Deaf and Dumb by Charles Edward Herbert Orpen (1836)
"W Vast importance of Verbal above gestural Language. On this subject, Sicard speaks as follows :—" La parole est donc le produit de l'art, ..."

4. The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Proceedings by Yusuf Pisan, SIGART. (2005)
"Detailed explanations of physical interfaces in the electronic arts [5] demonstrate the wide array of gestural interaction modes (ranging from affordable to ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"Possibly it is not beside the point to assert that gestural language represents almost every phase of human adjustment to stimuli. ..."

6. Flame, Electricity and the Camera: Man's Progress from the First Kindling of by George Iles (1900)
"But let the art of gestural or graphic depiction rise as high as it can, ... For the aid of the deaf-mute an elaborate code of manual and gestural signs was ..."

7. Flame, Electricity and the Camera: Man's Progress from the First Kindling of by George Iles (1900)
"But let the art of gestural or graphic depiction rise as high as it can, ... For the aid of the deaf-mute an elaborate code of manual and gestural signs was ..."

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