expressive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or characterized by phrase.
    • offering expressing or indicate: actions expressive of disappointment.
    • packed with expression; significant: an expressive look.
    • Successfully conveying thought or experience.
    • offering expressing, utter, or express; indicative; communicative; -- accompanied by of.
    • Full of expression; clearly representing this is or experience supposed to be communicated; considerable; emphatic.
    • characterized by appearance
    • Of, associated with, or described as appearance.
    • Serving to state or indicate: actions expressive of disappointment.
    • packed with expression; considerable: an expressive glance.
    • effortlessly conveying idea or feeling.
    • providing expressing, utter, or represent; indicative; communicative; -- followed by of.
    • Full of appearance; clearly representing the meaning or experience supposed to be conveyed; considerable; emphatic.
    • characterized by appearance
  • others:
    • Full of expression; forcibly revealing or clearly representing; considerable.
    • providing to state, utter, or express: followed closely by of: as, a look expressive of gratitude.
    • filled with appearance; forcibly articulating or plainly representing; significant.
    • providing to convey, utter, or represent: followed by of: as, a look expressive of gratitude.

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