from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being other than verbal; not involving words: nonverbal communication.
- adj. Involving little use of language: a nonverbal intelligence test.
- adj. Measuring low on a scale of verbal ability.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of non-verbal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Involving little or no use of language.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being other than verbal communication
- adj. involving little use of language
- adj. lacking verbal skill
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Your characters have a tendency to speak in nonverbal ways.
Gary James, originally from London, has a son he classifies as "nonverbal."
I mean, you can use verbal cues at certain times, but the bulk of the relationship is nonverbal, which is unusual for people.
"Here's a president who's really nonverbal," Chris Matthews said, turning "nonverbal" for the first time into high praise.
There were about six months when I was mostly "nonverbal," and communicated by writing notes people sometimes chose to ignore.
I don't object if parents wish to establish that their child is "severely impaired", or perhaps "nonverbal", but describing someone as "low/high functioning" is wrong.
I think they pick up all kind of nonverbal cues we're not aware of, and that they sense "this creature is now part of the family" or "this is a guest".
The "nonverbal" Leon is now competing actively for the floor; Gregory and Leon talk to each other as much as they do to the interviewer.
The 'Introduction to Practical Assessment and Grading' workshop will discuss essential topics such as nonverbal assessment strategies, charts, oral and written products and portfolios through interactive learning using incident process, jigsaw, buzz groups and collaborative learning.
I look for some kind of nonverbal visual experience in art.