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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Example sentences
The acting, however, is far too artificial and sometimes the poses and gesticulations of the players are quite absurd.
Or more precisely, a series of gesticulations of faith.
The timing of the scenes and the captions makes the gesticulations and expressions of the players seem occasionally rather tardy.
But it feels slight, and the whispered sounds and enigmatic gesticulations don't add up to much.
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