self-expression


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self-ex·pres·sion

(sĕlf′ĭk-sprĕsh′ən)
n.
Expression of one's own personality, feelings, or ideas, as through speech or art: "Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment" (Pearl S. Buck).

self′-ex·press′ v.
self′-ex·pres′sive (-sprĕs′ĭv) adj.

self-expression

n
the expression of one's own personality, feelings, etc, as in painting, poetry, or other creative activity
ˌself-exˈpressive adj

self′-expres′sion



n.
the expression or assertion of one's own personality, as in conversation, behavior, poetry, or painting.
[1890–95]
self′-expres′sive, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-expression - the expression of one's individuality (usually through creative activities)
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
Translations

self-expression

[ˌselfɪksˈpreʃən] Nautoexpresión f

self-expression

[ˌsɛlfɪkˈsprɛʃn] nespressione f della propria personalità
References in classic literature ?
Being void of self-expression they confide their views to none; But sometimes, in a smoking-room, one learns why things were done.
That was his means of self-expression, and what he must do with it was not clear.
The general tradition of mankind teaches us that glances occupy a considerable place in the self-expression of women.
As a medium, videos transcend the barriers of language and literacy to provide a platform for self-expression to the masses.
The main goal of the project is psychological help for volunteers taking part in events of national importance, creating an atmosphere for free communication and self-expression, practical exercises to reduce psychological stress during volunteer activities, etc.
Hence, they are easily hit by it and their self-expression is shut down.
With Skin, self-expression is king-it is the power to connect with confidence and live life by one's own rules.
Building on the success of the wildly popular V7+ in Pakistan, Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Cambodia and Bangladesh, Vivo is expanding its reach and offering as it continues to inspire confidence and self-expression in more young people around the world with high-quality products and advanced technology.
This 2016 study focused on poetry, songwriting, journaling, short stories as forms of written self-expression using text messaging, blogging, and social media.
Burning Man, festival beyond words in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, attracts 70,000 utopians for a weeklong experiment in barter, selfless giving, artistic self-expression, and unchecked revelry.
The red dotted lines depicting each mime will encourage children to use their imagination and to try miming for themselves and the book as a whole will engage children in discussions about the importance of acceptance, tolerance, kindness, friendship and different types of self-expression.
While we in the EPPC respect the vandals right to self-expression, it is regrettable that the Monument, which is deeply valued by millions of Filipinos, has to be desecrated to convey the vandals own political thoughts.