proxemics

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction prox·e·mics \präk-ˈsē-miks\

Definition of proxemics

  1. :  the study of the nature, degree, and effect of the spatial separation individuals naturally maintain (as in various social and interpersonal situations) and of how this separation relates to environmental and cultural factors

proxemic

play \-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of proxemics

proximity + -emics (as in phonemics)


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proxemics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction prox·e·mics \präk-ˈsē-miks\

Medical Definition of proxemics

  1. :  the study of the nature, degree, and effect of the spatial separation individuals naturally maintain (as in various social and interpersonal situations) and of how this separation relates to environmental and cultural factors

proxemic

\-mik\play adjective

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