Definition of Nonverbal

1. Adjective. Being other than verbal communication. "Art like gesture is a form of nonverbal expression"

Exact synonyms: Gestural
Similar to: Communicative, Communicatory



2. Adjective. Lacking verbal skill. "Rural students often come from nonverbal backgrounds"

3. Adjective. Involving little use of language. "A nonverbal intelligence test"

Definition of Nonverbal

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of non-verbal) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonverbal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Nonverbal

1. Denoting communication without sounds or words; e.g., by signs, symbols, facial expressions, gestures, posture. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonverbal

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nonverbal (current term)
nonverbal communication
nonverbal intelligence
nonverbal learning disorder
nonverbal learning disorders
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Literary usage of Nonverbal

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1. Cognitive-Behavioral Coping Skills Therapy Manual: A Clinical Research Guide edited by Ronald Kadden (1994)
"... Elective Session: nonverbal Communication This session has no changes from the corresponding session in Monti et al., pages 35—40 except for minor ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Verbal and nonverbal communication in cerebral palsy are not necessarily equally impaired. When verbal skills are impaired but nonverbal skills are not, ..."

3. Alcohol and the Brain (1993)
"Alcoholic individuals interpreted facially expressed emotions normally. basis of type of material (verbal or nonverbal) to be recalled and of the nature of ..."

4. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"... minimal equipment nonverbal and considered less culture bound; normative values by age and education (25) nonverbal and considered less culture bound; ..."

5. Building Coalitions: Coalition Formation And Maintenanceby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"The other two ways — verbal and nonverbal communication — are generally ... nonverbal Communication nonverbal communication is the most influential form. ..."

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