nonverbal nonverbal  /nɑn ˈvɜr bəl/


  1. (adj) being other than verbal communication
  2. (adj) lacking verbal skill
  3. (adj) involving little use of language


  1. The Wechsler test, also given individually, reports an IQ score for both its verbal and nonverbal sections, as well as an overall figure.
  2. The problem is that there is no direct correlation between someone's nonverbal behavior and their honesty.
  3. Researchers believe that about 90% of emotional communication is nonverbal.


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