Negative Body Language by Debrett’s

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Negative body language by Debrett’s of London.
Following is a wonderful list of negative body language that we can all observe in other people, particularly politicians.

BORED
Slouching
Head downcast or propped on elbow
Loss of eye contact
Staring into space

NERVOUS
Fidgeting
Lack of eye contact or frequent blinking
Picking or biting nails
Playing with hair

ARROGANT
Standing or sitting with legs apart
Hands in pockets
Leaning backwards with chin tilted upwards
Emphatic pointing
Supercilious smile

DEFENSIVE
Folded arms
Sitting or standing at an oblique angle
Fixed or tense expression
Grimaces or eye rolling