PARAMIMIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. the utilization of gestures inadequate to or not congruent with one's underlying emotions. PARAMIMIA: "Everyone is guilty of paramimia at some point in time." Related Psychology Terms PANTOMIME PLEASANTNESS VERBALIZATION THEORY OF MISAPPLIED CONSTANCY POLYPHARMACY WARM-UP ORALISM PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AFFECTION NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION (NVC) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARAMIMIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paramimia/ (accessed October 22, 2020).