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expression

(Comment), noun articulation, asseveration, cliché, communication, declaration, expressed opinion, formula, formulation, idiom, locution, maxim, mention, motto, profession, representation in language, saying, sententia, set phrase, setting forth in words, statement, verbalism, vocal embodiment of thought, voicing, vox
Associated concepts: construction, interpretation
Foreign phrases: Expressio unius est exclusio alterius.The expression of one thing is the exclusion of another.

expression

(Manifestation), noun appearance, disclosure, display, emergence, evidence, exhibit, exhibition, exposition, exposure, illustration, indication, instance, mark, presentation, presentment, revelation, show, showing, sign, token, uncovering
See also: admission, assertion, call, comment, connotation, creation, declaration, demeanor, disclosure, inflection, language, manifestation, maxim, mention, parlance, phraseology, pronouncement, reference, remark, rhetoric, speech, style, testimony, title, token

expression

declaring or signifying. Freedom of expression is a HUMAN RIGHT.

EXPRESSION. The term or use of language employed to explain a thing.
     2. It is a general rule, that expressions shall be construed, when they are capable of several significations, so as to give operation to the agreement, act, or will, if it can be done; and an expression is always to be understood in the sense most agreeable to the nature of the contract. Vide Clause; Construction; Equivocal; Interpretation; Words.

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None of this is real, of course, but even during the technical rehearsals for the Everyman's new show Anthology - with the stage manager expressionlessly reading the actor's words and the backstage crew tinkering with sound equipment on a trolley - it is possible to be caught up in the fiction.
The house stares expressionlessly at the road during the day, in a feigned slumber, and snaps alive in the evening with electric lights, glimpses of bodies, and sounds.
71) In De Bray's panel, Barak's doppelganger sits astride a white horse at the front of a triumphal procession, gazing expressionlessly ahead.