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Definition of Gesture

Gesture

  1. Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture.
  2. A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion, or opinion.
  3. To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate.
  4. To make gestures; to gesticulate.

Gesture Quotations

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
Virginia Satir

Putting forward your positive energy connects you back to basic human values which we all share. Good Deeds Day shows that no matter the size of the gesture, a smile that brightens someone else's day or volunteering in your community, we can all take active part in making a difference.
Shari Arison

It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.
Isadora Duncan

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Henri Matisse

Remember that a gesture of friendship, no matter how small, is always appreciated.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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Gesture Translations

gesture in Dutch is gebaren, gesticuleren
gesture in Finnish is ele
gesture in French is geste
gesture in Hungarian is gesztus
gesture in Italian is gesto
gesture in Norwegian is gestikulere, gestus
gesture in Portuguese is gesto