extrasemantic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

extra- +‎ semantic

Adjective[edit]

extrasemantic (comparative more extrasemantic, superlative most extrasemantic)

  1. Outside or beyond what is semantic.
    • 2001, Joseph P. Forgas, Feeling and thinking: the role of affect in social cognition
      In addition, extrasemantic properties (often nonverbal) usually accompany semantic information (e.g., vocal tone). These extrasemantic properties can serve as affective cues themselves.