Smiling can be a very pleasant gesture and it can put you and others at ease. Also, your smile could even be a source of joy for others. There are several types of smiles and each can be perceived by others to have a different meaning. Let's examine the six most common types of smiles and their hidden meanings.
ONE. The tight lipped smile with low intensity
This smile happens as the lips are stretched across the face and no teeth are showing with very little upward curl in the corner of the mouth and indicates a hidden attitude or thought, uncertainty, hesitation or lack of confidence. This smile is used to placate others or to pose for photographs or when we aren’t in the mood to socialize. Strangers passing on the street will greet each other with a tight lipped smile. The smile is a feigned or dishonest smile so that others don’t catch on that we actually don’t like them. It might also appear out of nervousness…