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non·ver·bal

 (nŏn-vûr′bəl)
adj.
Involving little or no use of words: a nonverbal intelligence test.

nonverbal

(nɒnˈvɜːbəl)
adj
not spoken: the nonverbal signals of body movement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonverbal - being other than verbal communication; "the study of gestural communication"; "art like gesture is a form of nonverbal expression"
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
2.nonverbal - lacking verbal skill; "rural students often come from nonverbal backgrounds"
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
3.nonverbal - involving little use of language; "a nonverbal intelligence test"
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
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A physician's nonverbal communication or "body language" sets the trajectory for treatment from the moment the patient first sees the physician.
As nurses, we consider ourselves skilled in assessing patients' symptoms, yet we frequently may miss cues from our own staff based on their nonverbal communication.
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Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life, 4th Edition
IMPORTANCE OF NONVERBAL CUES--It happens to everyone, we hear the words but understand a different meaning than was intended, or believe we are delivering a clear message and see confusion.
The latter include cues from different channels, such as facial expressions, posture, gestures, or touch (see Riggio & Riggio, 2012), which in the presence of others can function as nonverbal communication messages (Richmond, McCroskey, & Hickson III, 2012).
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