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NONVERBAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nonverbal mean? 

NONVERBAL (adjective)
  The adjective NONVERBAL has 4 senses:

1. being other than verbal communication
2. concerned with numbers rather than words
3. lacking verbal skill
4. involving little use of language

  Familiarity information: NONVERBAL used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


NONVERBAL (adjective)


Sense 1nonverbal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being other than verbal communication

Synonyms:

nonverbal; gestural

Context examples:

the study of gestural communication / art like gesture is a form of nonverbal expression

Similar:

communicative; communicatory (able or tending to communicate)


Sense 2nonverbal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Concerned with numbers rather than words

Context examples:

the numerical part of the test / the nonverbal factor

Similar:

mathematical; numerical (relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers)


Sense 3nonverbal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking verbal skill

Context example:

rural students often come from nonverbal backgrounds

Similar:

communicative; communicatory (able or tending to communicate)


Sense 4nonverbal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Involving little use of language

Context example:

a nonverbal intelligence test

Similar:

communicative; communicatory (able or tending to communicate)


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