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ethics

a person's sense of right and wrong

communication

the process of sending and receiving messages

sender

a person who transmits a message

message

that which is sent or said

receiver

a person who intercepts a message and then decodes it

feedback

a reaction that the reciever gives to a message offered by the sender

communication barrier

any obstaconle (may be attuidinal, social, educational, cultural, or environmental) that gets in the way of effective communication

written communication

any communicaiton that must be read

oral (verbal) communication

commnication that is primarily spoken

nonverbal communication

facial expressions or body movements used to express attitudes or moods about a person, situation, or idea

symbol

anything that stands for an idea and is used for communication

intrapersonal communication

communication that takes place any time messages are transmitted between 2 or more people

oratory/rhetoric

the art or study of public speaking

orator

a person who delievers oratory and uses words effectively

logical appeal

the use of sequence, analysis, organization, and evidence to prove a point and persuade

emotional appeal

a persuasive technique that involves "striking and emotional chord"; the speaker uses issues and calues such as patriotism, family, and honor to win the audience's favor

ethical (personal) communication

persuasive quality based on the speaker's natural honesty, sincerity, and commitement to what is right and good

dialogue

conversations between actions, 2 persons, or groups

motivation

an inner drive, need, or impulse that causes a person to act

stereotyping

labeling every person in a group based on a preconceived idea as to what the group represents

responsible

answerable and accountable for one's actions

epitomize

to serve as the typical or ideal example of

credibility

a person's ability to inspire belief

mesmerized

hypothesized, held spellbound, or fascinated

flippant

lacking proper respect or seriousness

reciprocal

a mutual corresponding or communicating

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