Origin of expressive
Synonyms for expressive
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The perfection and precision of its acts, being, let us say, proportionate to the non-expressive period.The Natural Philosophy of Love
Remy de Gourmont
c.1400, "tending to press out," from French expressif, from expres "clear, plain," from stem of Latin exprimere (see express (v.)). Meaning "full of expression" is from 1680s. Related: Expressively; expressiveness.