prox·​e·​mics | \präk-ˈsē-miks \

Definition of proxemics 

: 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

Other Words from proxemics

proxemic \präk-​ˈsē-​mik \ adjective

First Known Use of proxemics

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for proxemics

proximity + -emics (as in phonemics)

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The first known use of proxemics was in 1963

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prox·​e·​mics | \präk-ˈsē-miks \

Medical Definition of proxemics 

: 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

Other Words from proxemics

proxemic \-​mik \ adjective

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