paralinguistics

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noun para·lin·guis·tics \ˌper-ə-liŋ-ˈgwi-stiks, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of paralinguistics

  1. :  the study of paralanguage

paralinguistic

play \ˌper-ə-liŋ-ˈgwi-stik, ˌpa-rə-\ adjective

First Known Use of paralinguistics

1958


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