express emotion

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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ooVoo's new characters empower users by allowing them to express emotion in a new fun and exciting way.
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.
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.
Researcher Dr Carol Emslie said: "There was the idea that if you've had a few drinks, it really helps you to express emotion.
A crazy video helps us express emotion and share with others by sending a link and watching a video "together" virtually.
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).
But it was a good experience because in the end it was to express emotion.
The exhibition focuses on what makes us appear human, and which features of the body are important to express emotion.
His polyvagal theory posits that bodily states and mental constructs interact with environmental triggers to create maladaptive behaviors, as the nervous system assesses risk and processes information from the environment through the senses and the neural regulation of the heart provides humans with the ability to express emotion, communicate, and regulate bodily and behavioral states in social situations.
He also said the results support the feasibility of encouraging people to express emotion when they perceive neglect but raise some doubts about the feasibility of this approach in situations where the underlying concern involves a perceived threat.