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self–expression

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noun self–ex·pres·sion \-ik-ˈspre-shən\

Simple Definition of self–expression

  • : the expression of your thoughts or feelings especially through artistic activities (such as painting, writing, dancing, etc.)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–expression

  1. :  the expression of one's own personality :  assertion of one's individual traits

self–expressive

play \-ˈspre-siv\ adjective

1892

First Known Use of self–expression

1892


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