[ ek-spre-siv-i-tee ]
/ ˌɛk sprɛˈsɪv ɪ ti /
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the quality or state of being expressive.
Genetics. the degree to which a particular gene produces its effect in an organism.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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British Dictionary definitions for expressivity
/ (ˌɛksprɛˈsɪvɪtɪ) /
(esp of a work of art) the quality of being expressive
genetics the strength of the effect of a gene on the phenotype
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