prox·​e·​mics | \ präk-ˈsē-miks How to pronounce proxemics (audio) \

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 How to pronounce proxemic (audio) \ 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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prox·​e·​mics | \ präk-ˈsē-miks How to pronounce proxemics (audio) \

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 How to pronounce proxemic (audio) \ adjective

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