gesticulation

[je-stik-yuh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of gesticulating.
2.
an animated or excited gesture.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin gesticulātiōn- (stem of gesticulātiō). See gesticulate, -ion

overgesticulation, noun
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gesticulation (dʒɛˌstɪkjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of gesticulating
2.  an animated or expressive gesture
 
gesticulatory
 
adj

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