Meaning of EXPRESSION in English


noun the representation of any quantity by its appropriate characters or signs.

2. expression ·noun the act of declaring or signifying; declaration; utterance; as, an expression of the public will.

3. expression ·noun that which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, ·etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling.

4. expression ·noun a form of words in which an idea or sentiment is conveyed; a mode of speech; a phrase; as, a common expression; an odd expression.

5. expression ·noun the act of expressing; the act of forcing out by pressure; as, the expression of juices or oils; also, of extorting or eliciting; as, a forcible expression of truth.

6. expression ·noun lively or vivid representation of meaning, sentiment, or feeling, ·etc.; significant and impressive indication, whether by language, appearance, or gesture; that manner or style which gives life and suggestive force to ideas and sentiments; as, he reads with expression; her performance on the piano has expression.

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