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EQ104 Ch 5

Interpersonal Comm Chapter 5

Ableism Discrimination against people with disabilities.
Allness The assumption that all can be known or said about a given person, issue, object or event.
Assertiveness A willingness to stand up for your rights but with respect for the rights of others.
Ageist language Language that discriminates based on the age of the person.
Ageism Discrimination based on age, usually against older people.
Abstract terms Words that refer to concepts and ideas; such as friendship, value, fear.
Connotation The feeling or emotional aspect of a words meaning.
Confirmation A communication pattern that acknowledges another person's presence and indicates an acceptance of that person
Denotation The objective or descriptive aspect of a word's meaning; the definition.
Disconfirmation The process by which someone ignores or denies the right of another individual.
Indiscrimination Categorizing people, events or objects into a particular class and respond to them only as members of that class.
Heterosexist language Language that defames lesbians and gay men.
Lie bias The assumption that the person is most likely lying.
Lying The act of sending messages with the intention of giving another person information you believe to be false.
Negative face strategies Messages that recognizes a person's right to autonomy.
Politeness Civility, consideration, refinement, respect, and regard for others as expressed verbally and nonverbally.
Polarization A form of false reasoning in which only two extremes are considered (black/white, either/or)
Positive face strategies Messages that compliment and praise another.
Rejection A response to an individual that acknowledges the person but expresses disagreement.
Truth bias The assumption most people operate under that the messages they hear are truthful.
Sexist language Language derogatory to members of one gender, generally women.
Racist language Language that denigrates, demeans, or is derogatory toward members of a particular ethnic group.
Verbal messages Messages that are sent using words.
Created by: Kirkster