Pronounced: in-VIH-zihj, verb
Notes: I actually did know this word, but it has an interesting history, so check it out tomorrow
The word kinesics is “the study of body movements, such as gestures or facial expressions, as a form of communication.
Background / Comments
This word was created by Ray Birdwhistell. It comes from Green kinesis (motion), from kinein (to move).
This word is from the early 1950s