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Words used to describe communication - thesaurus

Synonyms

closely

adverb

in a way that involves sharing ideas, thoughts, or feelings

verbal

adjective

using words, or relating to words

communicative

adjective

willing to tell things to other people

verbal

adjective

using words, not physical force

verbal

adjective

using spoken communication rather than writing

interactive

adjective

involving people communicating with each other and reacting to each other

communicative

adjective

relating to the ability to communicate

expressive

adjective

clearly showing what your thoughts or feelings are, especially by your behaviour

paralinguistic

adjective

expressed in ways that do not use words, for example by the look on your face or the sound of your voice

person-to-person

adjective

relating to direct communication between people

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close

adjective

directly involved with someone and communicating with them a lot, especially as part of your job

illocutionary

adjective

relating to an action that you perform by saying something, for example when you threaten or warn someone, or when you promise to do something for them

mano a mano

adjective

mainly Americaninformal involving only two people

non-verbal

adjective

not involving words or speech

one-on-one

adjective

mainly American happening between only two people

one-to-one

adjective

British involving only two people

open

adjective

used about ways of sending messages to someone

second-hand

adjective

heard from someone who was not directly involved

verbally

adverb

using spoken communication rather than written communication

verbally

adverb

using words, not physical force

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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