express emotion


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.express emotion - give verbal or other expression to one's feelingsexpress emotion - give verbal or other expression to one's feelings
express joy, express mirth, laugh - produce laughter
weep, cry - shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"
burst, erupt, break - force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
keen, lament - express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
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The post read: "Society has conditioned boys from a very early age to not express emotion, because to express emotion is to be 'weak'.
'A photograph can easily express emotion, feelings and reaction.
"When I see on television a presenter becoming emotional or just doing a little too much hugging and crying, I sort of think 'Allow me to feel, as a viewer, what I think it's appropriate to feel.'" TV's Louis Theroux, saying it can seem "cheap" for interviewers to express emotion "I did once eat a chip off someone else's table, without actually being aware of it.
"When I see on television a presenter becoming emotional or just doing a little too much hugging and crying, I sort of think 'Allow me to feel, as a viewer, what I think it's appropriate to feel"' - TV's Louis Theroux, saying it can seem "cheap" for interviewers to express emotion.
The linguistics professor, who lives in Conwy, is also looking at usage patterns behind the 'smileys' which are often used in texts, tweets and Facebook status updates to express emotion.
The artwork explores themes of beauty, inspiration, and the power of the human form, through Tectonics and Linear Expressionism, a style that uses rhythmic lines and the flow of forms to express emotion. Sculptures are in mediums of bronze and wood, and feature dynamic figurative compositions, as well as life-size portrait busts of inspirational individuals.
"They tell us they can talk to their children for the first time when they're visiting, and can express emotion to them."
The only problem-Roger is as rotten as the decomposing oranges in her back yard according to the women in her life: Ailish, her mother-an English literature professor who communicates in quotes and cliches, and who still hasn't learned how to express emotion on her face; Ivy, her half-sister-a depressed archaeologist, with a slight case of nymphomania who fled to America after a divorce to become a waitress; and Eleanor, Ivy's mother-a pediatric surgeon who embellishes her feelings with medical jargon, and named her daughter after "Intravenous." Against all three women's wishes, Kit decides to find Roger.
Researcher Dr Carol Emslie said: "There was the idea that if you've had a few drinks, it really helps you to express emotion.
"He can express emotion with a gesture, a look or an eyebrow.
We--both human and non-human animals--communicate and express emotion through the face (244-5).
EI involves: (1) the ability to perceive accurately, appraise and express emotion; (2) the ability to access and/or generate feelings when they facilitate thought; (3) the ability to understand emotion and emotional knowledge; and (4) the ability to regulate emotions to promote emotional and intellectual growth.