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Definition of "countergesture" [countergesture]

  • A gesture made in response to another gesture. (noun)

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Use "countergesture" in a sentence
  • "Even in the case of the most passionate lifelong readers, the act of picking up and opening a book masks the countergesture that occurs at the same time: the involuntary act of not picking up and not opening up all the other books in the universe."
  • ""Even in the case of the most passionate lifelong readers, the act of picking up and opening a book masks the countergesture that occurs at the same time: the involuntary act of not picking up and not opening all the other books in the universe.""