nonlinguistic symbol

(noun) A symbol that is not expressed using vocalized language such body language or a status symbol.

Example:

  1. A status symbol such as an expensive car or custom tailored suit convey symbolic meaning.
  2. Facial expressions as indicators of moods.

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Merriam-Webster. (N.d.) Merriam-Webster Dictionary. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

 

How to Cite the Definition of Nonlinguistic Symbol

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “nonlinguistic symbol.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

nonlinguistic symbol. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “nonlinguistic symbol.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“nonlinguistic symbol.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/nonlinguistic-symbol/>.