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 expression expression

noun

  • () the feelings expressed on a person's face  ( aspect, facial expression, expression, face, look )
    the feelings expressed on a person's face
     a sad expression
    a sad expression
     a look of triumph
    a look of triumph
     an angry face
    an angry face
  • () expression without words  ( manifestation, reflexion, reflection, expression )
    expression without words
     tears are an expression of grief
    tears are an expression of grief
     the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition
    the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition
  • () the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions  ( verbal expression, verbalism, expression )
    the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
     expressions of good will
    expressions of good will
     he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
    he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
     the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours
    the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours
  • () a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations  ( locution, saying, expression )
    a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
     pardon the expression
    pardon the expression
  • () a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement  ( expression, formula )
    a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
  • () the style of expressing yourself  ( formulation, expression )
    the style of expressing yourself
     he suggested a better formulation
    he suggested a better formulation
     his manner of expression showed how much he cared
    his manner of expression showed how much he cared
  • the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing  ( expression )
    the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing
     the expression of milk from her breast
    the expression of milk from her breast
  • a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit  ( expression, grammatical construction, construction )
    a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
     I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner
    I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner
  • (genetics) the process of expressing a gene  ( expression )
    (genetics) the process of expressing a gene