eye contact

  1. contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other
    a teacher should make eye contact with the students
  2. a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication
    it was a mere glance, but the eye contact was enough to tell her that he was desperate to leave
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How To Use eye contact In A Sentence

  • The team files off the bus on game day in a quiet, reserved and orderly fashion, with most players wearing serious expressions as they look down, avoiding any eye contact.
  • In other cases, mealtime social interactions were non-verbal and included a smile, a gentle touch on the leg, or eye contact between two people, all of which could be considered a form of emotional nurturance.
  • Honesty and sincerity, especially the fake variety, are conveyed by steady eye contact and leaning towards the audience. Times, Sunday Times
  • If his nervous demeanour - fiddling with his cigarette box, avoiding eye contact - rather belies his confidence with a camera, his work fortunately speaks for itself.
  • Ryan and I stood up and I made eye contact with the girl standing beside us.
  • This is the "eye contact" part of the process. Christianity Today
  • He was edgy, picking away at his arm, not making eye contact and appeared to have weighty matters on his mind. The Sun
  • But if eye contact is made, then there is not unoften a fight to the death. Renegades Of Gor
  • She tucked her blonde ponytail down the back of her uniform and tried to avoid eye contact with captors. The Sun
  • In America, one who is reluctant to maintain eye contact is called shifty-eyed and can arouse suspicion.
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