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Synonyms for expression
ɪkˈsprɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face(noun)

    the feelings expressed on a person's face

    "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"

    Synonyms:
    construction, font, formula, look, verbalism, case, cheek, reflection, aspect, reflexion, smell, manifestation, view, fount, saying, vista, nerve, locution, facet, verbal expression, grammatical construction, facial expression, prospect, formulation, scene, spirit, side, tone, panorama, feel, facial gesture, brass, boldness, flavour, face, feeling, grimace, looking at, human face, looking, flavor, typeface

  2. expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion(noun)

    expression without words

    "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, materialization, reflection, construction, observation, formula, reflectivity, aspect, contemplation, verbal expression, materialisation, saying, look, musing, formulation, thoughtfulness, verbalism, grammatical construction, rumination, face, mirror image, demonstration, locution, manifestation, reflexion

  3. expression, verbal expression, verbalism(noun)

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

    "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas"; "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, reflection, construction, formula, formulation, aspect, verbal expression, saying, look, verbalism, grammatical construction, face, locution, manifestation, reflexion, verbiage

  4. saying, expression, locution(noun)

    a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

    "pardon the expression"

    Synonyms:
    formulation, facial expression, construction, look, locution, manifestation, reflexion, grammatical construction, verbal expression, verbalism, face, saying, formula, aspect, reflection

  5. formulation, expression(noun)

    the style of expressing yourself

    "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, reflection, construction, formula, formulation, aspect, verbal expression, saying, look, preparation, verbalism, grammatical construction, conceptualisation, conceptualization, face, locution, manifestation, reflexion

  6. formula, expression(noun)

    a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, reflection, construction, recipe, formula, formulation, aspect, rule, chemical formula, saying, look, verbal expression, manifestation, verbalism, grammatical construction, pattern, face, convention, locution, normal, reflexion

  7. expression(noun)

    (genetics) the process of expressing a gene

    Synonyms:
    formulation, look, facial expression, construction, reflexion, face, manifestation, grammatical construction, verbal expression, verbalism, formula, saying, aspect, locution, reflection

  8. construction, grammatical construction, expression(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, reflection, formulation, construction, formula, building, structure, aspect, mental synthesis, verbal expression, saying, look, twist, verbalism, grammatical construction, face, locution, manifestation, reflexion

  9. expression(noun)

    the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing

    "the expression of milk from her breast"

    Synonyms:
    formulation, look, facial expression, construction, reflexion, face, manifestation, grammatical construction, verbal expression, verbalism, formula, saying, aspect, locution, reflection

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expression

    Air is that combination of qualities which makes the entire impression we receive in a person's presence; as, we say he has the air of a scholar, or the air of a villain. Appearance refers more to the dress and other externals. We might say of a travel-soiled pedestrian, he has the appearance of a tramp, but the air of a gentleman. Expression and look especially refer to the face. Expression is oftenest applied to that which is habitual; as, he has a pleasant expression of countenance; look may be momentary; as, a look of dismay passed over his face. We may, however, speak of the look or looks as indicating all that we look at; as, he had the look of an adventurer; I did not like his looks. Bearing is rather a lofty word; as, he has a noble bearing; port is practically identical in meaning with bearing, but is more exclusively a literary word. Carriage, too, is generally used in a good sense; as, that lady has a good carriage. Mien is closely synonymous with air, but less often used in a bad sense. We say a rakish air rather than a rakish mien. Mien may be used to express some prevailing feeling; as, "an indignant mien." Demeanor goes beyond appearance, including conduct, behavior; as, a modest demeanor. Manner and style are, in large part at least, acquired. Compare BEHAVIOR.

    Synonyms:
    air, appearance, bearing, behavior, carriage, demeanor, fashion, look, manner, mien, port, sort, style, way

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expression

    Synonyms:
    countenance, look, indication, phrase, term

    Antonyms:
    face, features, lineament, falsification, misstatement, solecism, enigma, suppression, expulsion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    squeezing out, pressing out

  2. expression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    utterance, declaration, assertion

  3. expression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    phrase, terms, form of words, mode of speech

  4. expression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    aspect, look, appearance of the face

  5. expression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lively representation, effective exhibition

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expression(n)

    Synonyms:
    assertion, statement, utterance, declaration, representation, indication, phrase, term, word, modulation

  2. expression(n)

    Synonyms:
    locution

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How to use expression in a sentence?

  1. Luis Vargas Santiago:

    Of course it's fine if they don't like the painting, they can criticize the exhibition, but to seek to censor freedom of expression, that's different.

  2. Robert Weissman:

    Super PACs are not a democratizing force, super PACs are an expression of the political power of concentrated wealth.

  3. Mark Zuckerberg:

    I've been struggling with how to respond to the President's tweets and posts all day. Personally, I have a visceral negative reaction to this kind of divisive and inflammatory rhetoric, but I'm responsible for reacting not just in my personal capacity but as the leader of an institution committed to free expression.

  4. Mishi Choudhary:

    A heavy-handed government that wishes to use technology to surveil its own citizens or control the narrative by curtailing their free speech and expression is not interested in using technology for the good but merely to control, in such scenarios comparisons with the Chinese authoritarian internet are natural.

  5. Georges Rouault:

    Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts.

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