asymmetries Definition Lack of harmony and balance Example There are many asymmetries in the working world of women and of men; for example, women tend to receive twenty percent less than a man given the same job.
status Definition Position or rank; one’s standing in relation to others. Example Jimmy deplored his status at middle school where he had to sit alone at the lunch table and where he was treated like dirt.
paradox Definition A situation that may seem to be contradictory, but in fact is or may be true. Example Amy swore that , although it was a paradox, if you want a man, you should pretend you don’t.
framed Definition Placed within a context Example Every message should be looked at within the frame of its context.
implicit Definition Not directly stated Example Implicit is the opposite of explicit. Although she never stated her interest, She sent implicit messages by batting her eyelashes.
theoretically Definition based on theory, hypothetical Example Theoretically, if something goes up, it must come down.