GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture. 2. A symbolic act or statement used to influence other people.

GESTURE: "A gesture is a movement that replaces spoken words."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GESTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gesture/ (accessed August 21, 2018).
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