paralanguage

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paralanguage

(par″ă-lang′gwăj) [ para- + language]
Nonverbal elements in communication, including loudness, tone of voice, and, at times, facial expressions and body language.
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Lack of nonverbal communication and paralinguistics can further impede interpersonal intimacy (Robson & Robson).
For instance, Baraka, Sanchez, Toure, and Salaam all employ tonal semantics, an African American form of paralinguistics, a term that performance scholars use to describe a mode of communication that cannot be conveyed adequately in print (Bauman 19).
Transactions of the 1962 Indiana sity Conference on Paralinguistics and Kinesics (reprint; The Hague: Mouton, 1972), 275.