supralinguistic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

supra- +‎ linguistic

Adjective[edit]

supralinguistic (comparative more supralinguistic, superlative most supralinguistic)

  1. That goes beyond language.
    • 1993, Linda Lomperis, Sarah Stanbury, Feminist approaches to the body in medieval literature
      Moreover, the range of available expression involves supralinguistic effects such as intonation and bodily movements.