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expressive

adjective

Synonyms of expressive

clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood)
  • the teacher's expressive sigh showed that she had heard that excuse many times before

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Antonyms for expressive

  • unexpressive
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The first known use of expressive was in the 15th century

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“Expressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expressive. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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