Definition of paralinguistic in English:

paralinguistic

Line breaks: para|lin¦guis¦tic
Pronunciation: /parəlɪŋˈgwɪstɪk
 
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adjective

Relating to or denoting paralanguage or the non-lexical elements of communication by speech.
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  • I agree with his dissection of McClellan's delivery, and I think that all of the paralinguistic cues may have informed the White House stenographer's interpretation of McClellan's interjection.
  • From a practical standpoint, it is impossible to capture nonverbal and paralinguistic cues from early presidents' speeches.
  • Video-clips of instructors were used so that perceivers would have access to paralinguistic information, which is presumably important in altruist-detection.

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