expression


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Synonyms for expression

Synonyms for expression

the act or an instance of expressing in words

vivid, effective, or persuasive communication in speech or artistic performance

the act or process of describing in lifelike imagery

something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling

a sound or combination of sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning

a word or group of words forming a unit and conveying meaning

a disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood

Synonyms for expression

the feelings expressed on a person's face

the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

(genetics) the process of expressing a gene

a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing

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References in classic literature ?
At these words there appeared in Noirtier's eye an expression of such deep meaning that the young girl thought she could read these words there: "You are mistaken; I can still do much for you.
The invalid's eye remained fixed, by which expression he intended to intimate that his resolution was unalterable.
Maria made no reply, but turned her eyes on Delafield, with an affected expression of melancholy that excited another laugh in her friend.
The princess continued to look at him without moving, and with the same dull expression.
the princess interrupted, smiling sardonically and not changing the expression of her eyes.
I know the will was made, but I also know that it is invalid; and you, mon cousin, seem to consider me a perfect fool," said the princess with the expression women assume when they suppose they are saying something witty and stinging.
What is the author's attitude toward Nature--(1) does he view Nature in a purely objective way, as a mass of material things, a series of material phenomena or a mere embodiment of sensuous beauty; or (2) is there symbolism or mysticism in his attitude, that is--does he view Nature with awe as a spiritual power; or (3) is he thoroughly subjective, reading his own moods into Nature or using Nature chiefly for the expression of his moods?
Poetry, generally speaking, is the expression of the deeper nature; it belongs peculiarly to the realm of the spirit.
Romanticism, which in general prevails in modern literature, lays most emphasis on independence and fulness of expression and on strong emotion, and it may be comparatively careless of form.
But his whole face suddenly bore the solemn rigidity of the dead, and his expression did not change during the whole time of the drive home.
Her voice, of immense power and sublime expression, gave to the rude, unpolished poetry of these psalms a magic and an effect which the most exalted Puritans rarely found in the songs of their brethren, and which they were forced to ornament with all the resources of their imagination.
Milady was so beautiful at this moment, the religious ecstasy in which she appeared to be plunged gave such an expression to her countenance, that Felton was so dazzled that he fancied he beheld the angel whom he had only just before heard.
The irrepressible landlady gave the freest expression to her feelings.
The first expression of surprise passed from her face.
I vaguely heard the voluble landlady's expressions of sympathy and regret; I mechanically took the smelling-bottle which my husband's mother offered to me, after hearing my name, as an act of kindness to a stranger