the transmission of a message from sender to receiver without using words. See Body Language; Kinesic Communication; Proxemic Communication; Tactile Communication.
Verbal exchanges account for only a fraction of the messages people send and receive. Research has shown that between 70 and 90 percent of the entire communication spectrum is nonverbal, including: Body language Physical environment; and Personal attribute s such as physical appearance; vocal cues; and touch. [D03533] GAT Involving minimal use of the spoken language, e.g. gestures, facial expressions, and verbal fragments that communicate emotions without the use of words; sometimes known as body language. [D01088] PMK87
The act of conveying feelings or ideas without using words
the way in which people communicate, intentionally or unintentionally, without words; nonverbal cues include facial expressions, tone of voice, gestures, body position and movement, the use of touch, and eye gaze
the various means by which humans send and receive messages without using words (e.g., gestures, facial expressions, touching).
The conveying of information without words-through such methods as eye movement, facial expression, and body language.
actions, gestures, and other aspects of physical appearance that can be a powerful means of transmitting messages (also known as body language).
CARS Communication through use of facial expression, posture, gesture and body movement.
The use of actions rather than words to express thoughts and feelings.
Nonverbal communication (NVC) is usually understood as the process of sending and receiving wordless messages. Such messages can be communicated through gesture; body language or posture; facial expression and eye contact; object communication such as clothing, hairstyles or even architecture; symbols and infographics; prosodic features of speech such as intonation and stress and other paralinguistic features of speech such as voice quality, emotion and speaking style.