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1. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] the feelings expressed on a person's face.

Synonyms

  • face
  • visage
  • twinkle
  • spark
  • countenance
  • light
  • aspect
  • sparkle
  • look
  • leer

Antonyms

  • Romanticism
  • classicism
  • worth
  • natural language

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Rhymes with Expression

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

How do you pronounce expression?

Pronounce expression as ɪkˈsprɛʃən.

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Sentences with expression


1. Noun, singular or mass
Humans have dreamed of flight as the ultimate expression of freedom.

Quotes about expression


1. The goal of art was the vital expression of self.
- Alfred Stieglitz

2. Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.
- James E. Faust

3. Iranian filmmakers are not passive. They fight whenever they can, as creative expression means a lot to them. The restrictions and censorship in Iran are a bit like the British weather: one day it's sunny, the next day it's raining. You just have to hope you walk out into the sunshine.
- Asghar Farhadi

2. self-expression

noun. ['ˌsɛlfɪkˈsprɛʃən'] the expression of one's individuality (usually through creative activities).

Synonyms

  • style

Antonyms

  • verboseness
  • inelegance

3. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] expression without words.

Synonyms

  • effusion
  • reflexion
  • reflection
  • act
  • lamentation
  • manifestation
  • demonstration
  • gush
  • blowup
  • demo
  • outburst
  • ebullition

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • activity
  • overact

4. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions.

Synonyms

  • verbal expression
  • communication
  • cold turkey
  • articulation
  • felicitation
  • verbalism
  • voice
  • congratulation

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

5. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations.

Synonyms

  • axiom
  • agrapha
  • sumpsimus
  • phrase
  • Beatitude
  • logion
  • speech communication
  • maxim
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • ambiguity
  • dysphemism
  • calque
  • idiomatic expression
  • anatomical reference
  • phrasal idiom
  • slogan
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • southernism
  • anatomical
  • loan translation
  • shibboleth
  • idiom
  • quip
  • saw
  • shucks
  • set phrase
  • advice and consent
  • euphemism
  • proverb
  • tongue twister
  • locution
  • speech
  • language
  • epigram
  • catchword
  • adage
  • calque formation
  • motto

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover

6. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement.

Synonyms

  • sentential function
  • formula
  • primitive
  • mathematical statement

Antonyms

  • joyful
  • inactivity
  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness

7. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] the style of expressing yourself.

Synonyms

  • honorific
  • colloquialism
  • parlance
  • verbiage
  • archaicism
  • formulation
  • style
  • choice of words
  • idiom
  • wording
  • boilerplate
  • phrasing
  • expressive style
  • phraseology
  • Briticism
  • archaism
  • Britishism
  • Americanism
  • diction
  • Anglicism

Antonyms

  • fail
  • disappearance
  • criticize
  • fixed-width font

8. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing.

Synonyms

  • squeeze

Antonyms

  • unequivocalness
  • clearness

9. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit.

Synonyms

  • adjunct
  • involution
  • complement
  • clause
  • phrase
  • grammatical constituent
  • predicator
  • construction
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • disrespectful
  • terseness
  • verboseness

10. expression

noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃən'] (genetics) the process of expressing a gene.

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • criminalize
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