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ex·pres·sive

 (ĭk-sprĕs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by expression: a child's expressive ability.
2. Serving to express or indicate meaning or feeling: actions expressive of frustration.
3. Showing or communicating meaning or feeling effectively: an expressive glance.

ex·pres′sive·ly adv.
ex·pres′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.expressively - with expression; in an expressive manner; "she gave the order to the waiter, using her hands very expressively"
inexpressively - without expression; in an inexpressive manner; "she looked at him inexpressively"
Translations
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á mergjaîan/áhrifamikinn hátt
výrazne
anlamlı bir şekilde

expressively

[ɪksˈpresɪvlɪ] ADVde forma expresiva, expresivamente

expressively

[ɪkˈsprɛsɪvli] adv [gesture] → d'une manière expressive

expressively

advausdrucksvoll, expressiv (geh)

expressively

[ɪksˈprɛsɪvlɪ] adv (see adj) → in modo espressivo, in modo eloquente

express

(ikˈspres) verb
1. to put into words. He expressed his ideas very clearly.
2. (with oneself etc) to put one's own thoughts into words. You haven't expressed yourself clearly.
3. to show (thoughts, feelings etc) by looks, actions etc. She nodded to express her agreement.
4. to send by fast (postal) delivery. Will you express this letter, please?
adjective
1. travelling, carrying goods etc, especially fast. an express train; express delivery.
2. clearly stated. You have disobeyed my express wishes.
adverb
by express train or fast delivery service. Send your letter express.
noun
1. an express train. the London to Cardiff express.
2. the service provided eg by the post office for carrying goods etc quickly. The parcel was sent by express.
exˈpressly adverb
in clear, definite words. I expressly forbade you to do that.
exˈpression (-ʃən) noun
1. a look on one's face that shows one's feelings. He always has a bored expression on his face.
2. a word or phrase. `Dough' is a slang expression for `money`.
3. (a) showing of thoughts or feelings by words, actions etc. This poem is an expression of his grief.
4. the showing of feeling when eg reciting, reading aloud or playing a musical instrument. Put more expression into your playing!
exˈpressionless adjective
(of a face or voice) showing no feeling. a cold, expressionless tone.
exˈpressive (-siv) adjective
showing meaning or feeling clearly. She has an expressive look on her face.
exˈpressiveness noun
exˈpressively adverb
exˈpressway noun
a divided highway; a motorway.
References in classic literature ?
She took the first opportunity of affronting her mother-in-law on the occasion, talking to her so expressively of her brother's great expectations, of Mrs.
It was so expressively done, that she had no need to say a word.
He was about to continue when the policeman took him by the arm, turned him towards the gate, and pointed expressively in that direction.
But to resume my story; I turned towards my grandfather, as though to question him as to the cause of his emotion; he looked expressively at the newspaper I had been reading.
Elizabeth looked expressively at Lydia; but she, who never heard nor saw any thing of which she chose to be insensible, gaily continued, "Oh
This would seem expressively ordained by Providence to prevent the overstocking of the islands with a race too indolent to cultivate the ground, and who, for that reason alone, would, by any considerable increase in their numbers, be exposed to the most deplorable misery.
It was no easy thing to destroy the balance of the old tar by the effects of liquor, for, as he expressed it himself, “he was too low-rigged not to carry sail in all weathers;” but he was precisely in that condition which is so expressively termed “muddy.
Having thus expressively uttered his sentiments, Mr.
From them, however, the eight parts of speech shone out most expressively, and James could combine them with ease.
And he waved from empty bed to open window, then held the candle close to the tied sheet, and shrugged expressively.
There was quite a bewildering succession of drives, dances, picnics and boating parties, all expressively lumped together by Phil under the head of "jamborees"; Alec and Alonzo were so constantly on hand that Anne wondered if they ever did anything but dance attendance on that will-o'-the-wisp of a Phil.
As they waited, they observed her proceedings through the half-open door, and commented upon them briefly but expressively, feeling quite bowed down with remorse at the harm they had innocently done.