The act of covering, concealing, hiding, or veiling. In kinesics, the science of body language, calypsis is the act of covering or concealing one’s face, or sexually attractive parts, especially in the presence of someone who is a sexual turn-off (extremely anerotic), or someone who is uncomfortable to be around.
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Origin of calypsis
- From Ancient Greek καλύπτω (kalupto, “cover, conceal”)