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Chapter 5 Vocabulary (Kinn's for MA's)
Test for Monday 10-26-09
a familiar saying
forceful or intended to dominate; hostile, injurious, or destructive, especially when referring to a behavior caused by frustration
unclear; having more than one meaning
To fill with life; to give spirit and support to expressions.
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without his or her consent.
Marked by sarcasm.
Means of communication or expression; courses or directions of thought.
a place in the mind where an individual feels safe and confident
in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
Converts, as in a message, into intelligible form; recognizes and interprets.
psychologic methods of dealing with stressful situations that are encountered in day-to-day living
Converts from one system of communication to another; converts a message into code.
Actions that advance beyond the usual or proper limits.
To utter articulate sounds; the act of being very distinct in speech.
Sounds or factors outside the brain that interfere with the communication process.
the attribution of an event or occurrence to causes outside the self
The transmission of evaluative or corrective information to the original or controlling source about an action, event, or process.
Reaction to an unfortunate outcome; a deep distress caused by bereavement, a loss, or a perceived loss.
Factors inside the brain that interfere with the communication process.
Any type of interference that inhibits the communication process and is related to languages spoken by the people attempting to communicate.
prone to engage in lawsuits
speaking evil or the calling of a curse
term applied to agencies of mass communication, such as newspapers, magazines, and telecommunications
to express an idea in differant wording in an effort to enhance communication and clarify meaning
Capacity for comprehension; an awareness of the elements of the environment
physiologic interferences with the communication process
highness or lowness of a sound; the relative level, intensity, or extent of some quality or state
The study of the nature, degree, and effect of the spatial separation individuals naturally maintain.
a sharp and often satirical response or ironic utterance designed to cut or give pain
something conforming to a fixed or general pattern; a standardized mental picture that is held in common by many and represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgement
Stimuli that cause stress.
Difficult to understand or perceive; having or marked by keen insight and ability to penetrate deeply and thoroughly.
The study of the phenomena of death and of psychologic methods of coping with death.
In a manner marked by forceful energy; intensely emotionally.
easily aroused; tending to erupt in violence