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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.
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self-expression

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

self-expression

[ˌselfɪksˈpreʃən] Nautoexpresión f
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self-expression

[ˌsɛlfɪkˈsprɛʃn] nespressione f della propria personalità
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Being void of self-expression they confide their views to none; But sometimes, in a smoking-room, one learns why things were done.
These are the unsayable-unspeakable wounds that flow through creative self-expressions. The brokenness finds its voice through the nonverbal voice.
In this article, I engage with the issue of people with intellectual disabilities by employing the theory of "self-expression," which is fundamental in psychotherapy, and the idea of "witnessing" in Christian missiology.
From television ads to art, from a doctor's description of a child's behavior to the analyses of sports commentators, almost all of our everyday interactions are replete with self-expressions, with someone making public her point of view of the world.
This auteur's thematic concerns are that of authorship itself: the struggle and processes of creativity and self-expression, the immeasurable value of artistic creation, the questioning of traditional aesthetic standards and the relationship between artists and their audience.