Synonyms of expression in English:

expression


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See UK English definition of expression

See Spanish definition of expresión

noun

1‘the government refused to allow the free expression of opposition views’

SYNONYMS
utterance, uttering, voicing, pronouncement, declaration, articulation, verbalization, statement, proclamation, assertion, announcement, setting forth, venting, mouthing
dissemination, broadcast, circulation, communication, spreading, promulgation, publicizing, publication
rare asseveration

2‘he raised his eyebrows in an expression of sympathy’

SYNONYMS
indication, intimation, demonstration, show, exhibition, manifestation, token
conveyance, communication, illustration, revelation, disclosure, embodiment

3‘Blanche invariably wore an expression of harassed fatigue’

SYNONYMS
look, appearance, air, manner, bearing, countenance, guise, cast, aspect, impression
formal mien

4‘the old expression ‘curiosity killed the cat’’

SYNONYMS
idiom, phrase, idiomatic expression, set phrase
proverb, saying, adage, maxim, axiom, aphorism, saw, motto, platitude, cliché, quotation, quote, formula
term, word
informal old chestnut
formal locution

5‘the height of poetic expression’

SYNONYMS
diction, style, choice of words, turn of phrase, wording, phrasing, phraseology, language
delivery, execution
speech, intonation

6‘these pieces are very different from one another, both in choice of instruments and expression’

SYNONYMS
emotion, feeling, passion, intensity, poignancy
style, intonation, tone, nuance
artistry, depth, spirit, imagination
vividness, ardour, power, force

7‘essential oils obtained by distillation or expression’

SYNONYMS
squeezing, pressing, wringing, forcing out, extraction, extracting