expression

[ ik-spresh-uhn ]
/ ɪkˈsprɛʃ ən /
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noun

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Origin of expression

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English, from Latin expressiōn- (stem of expressiō) “a pressing out.” See express, -ion

synonym study for expression

2. See phrase.

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British Dictionary definitions for expression

expression
/ (ɪkˈsprɛʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of expression

expressional, adjectiveexpressionless, adjectiveexpressionlessly, adverb
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Medical definitions for expression

expression
[ ĭk-sprĕshən ]

n.

The act of pressing or squeezing out.
The outward manifestation of a mood or disposition by mobility of the facial features; facies.
The phenotype manifested by a genotype under fixed environmental conditions.
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