gesture

[n] - the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals 2. [n] - something done as an indication of intention 3. [n] - motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
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gesture

Motion of the face, body, or limbs, used to express emotion or illustrate or enforce something that is said. It is also the art of using such movements for rhetorical or dramatic purposes. ...
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Gesture

Ges'ture noun [ Late Latin gestura mode of action, from Latin gerere , gestum , to bear, behave, perform, act. See Gest a deed.] 1. Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture. [ Obsolete] « Accubation, or lying down at meals, was a ...
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Gesture

Ges'ture transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Gestured ; present participle & verbal noun Gesturing .] To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate. « It is not orderly read, nor gestured as bese...
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Gesture

Ges'ture intransitive verb To make gestures; to gesticulate. « The players . . . gestured not undecently withal.» Holland.
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gesture

1. Any movement expressive of an idea, opinion, or emotion. ... 2. An act. ... Origin: L. Gestus, movement, gesture ... Suicide gesture, an apparent attempt at suicide by someone wishing to attract attention, gain sympathy, or achieve some goal other than self-destruction. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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gesture

motion noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
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gesture

noun motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
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gesture

(jesĀ“chәr) an act made or something said to signify intention or attitude. suicidal gesture a more serious warning than a suicide threat; it may be followed by a planned suicidal act that attracts attention without seriously injuring the subject.
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Gesture

• (v. t.) To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate. • (n.) Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture. • (v. i.) To make gestures; to gesticulate. • (n.) A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passi...
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gesture

(from the article `Christianity`) ...in which the entire congregation, priest and laity, participates. Thus, the Orthodox Church has also held fast to the original form of Holy ... Professional actors and dancers have known since antiquity that body gestures may also generate a vocabulary of communication more or less unique to ... R...
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gesture

Type: Term Pronunciation: jes′chŭr Definitions: 1. Any movement expressive of an idea, opinion, or emotion. 2. An act.
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gesture

Motion of the face, body, or limbs, used to express emotion or illustrate or enforce something that is said. It is also the art of using such movements for rhetorical or dramatic purposes
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Gesture

A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication or non-vocal communication in which visible bodily actions communicate particular messages, either in place of, or in conjunction with, speech. Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body. Gestures differ from physical non-verbal communication that does not communicate sp...
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Gesture

The physical movement of a character during a play. Gesture is used to reveal character, and may include facial expressions as well as movements of other parts of an actor's body. Sometimes a playwright will be very explicit about both bodily and facial gestures, providing detailed instructions in the play's stage directions. Shaw's Arms and the Ma...
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Gesture

[disambiguation] A gesture is a body movement that conveys some meaning. It may refer also to: ...
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Gesture

in the Laban language (system for analyzing and recording movement), the word gesture is used to talk about movements that do not involve carrying the weight of the whole body throughout space. A gesture would be different to a transfer of weight (for example, raising an arm would be a gesture and stepping forward would be a transfer of weight). So...
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