A Tacit Message We All Understand!


Whether we realize it or not, our facial expressions tell a lot about our emotions.

Someone who is feeling sad may wear a frown without even knowing it.

Surprise is often accompanied by wide-open eyes and a gaping mouth.

Perhaps the easiest emotion to read through one’s facial expression is happiness.

Even without saying a word, a person who is smiling gives a tacit (see definition and hear pronunciation below) message that everyone understands!

Cool word question of the day: Can you think of ways that people convey tacit messages?

Tacit: Understood or expressed without words.

Click here to hear a pronunciation of tacit.


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