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Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being expressive; expressivity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the quality of being expressive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being expressive; power or force of expression, as by words or looks; the quality of presenting a subject strongly to the senses or to the mind: as, the expressiveness of a word or an adage; the expressiveness of the eye, of the features, or of sounds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being expressive

Etymologies

expressive +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Most of us recognize the sense of comfort we feel when we arrive at a place where we are loved, a sense of ... de-burdening - the load lightens, the stress fades away, words flow smoothly, smiles are more frequent, expressiveness is more unfettered ...

    Healthcare

  • Another of her surgeons, Bernard Devauchelle, said: Her facial expressiveness is slowly returning and she is talking quite clearly, but has some problems with the letters P and B, which require the lips.

    Boing Boing: January 29, 2006 - February 4, 2006 Archives

  • And just because the foreign - born retains this expressiveness is he likely to be a better citizen of the American community.

    Trans-national America

  • I prefer using C++ on the client because it affords me a great deal of control and expressiveness, which is quite rewarding.

    Site Home

  • Her expressiveness is a delight to watch, and her silences are never empty.

    austin360.com - Arts

  • The way Scribner manipulates a character's body and face, even in "quiet" moments, gives the character a kind of expressiveness and specificity that you can't get by just following the director's pose drawings -- which is what many of McKimson's other animators were doing by this time, and what Chuck Jones's animators were doing nearly all the time.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • We may conveniently use the word "expressiveness" to mean all the capacity of suggestion possessed by a thing, and the word "expression" for the aesthetic modification which that expressiveness may cause in it.

    The Sense of Beauty Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory

  • Express Yourself: Amanda Ameer of the blog Life's a Pitch sat down for an iChat conversation with pianist Johnathan Biss about "expressiveness," among other things.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Sure, in its current form Chrome can't compete with Silverlight or Flex / AIR for what Adobe calls "expressiveness," meme-speak for rich graphics, animations, integrated video and other visual UI goodies.

    Usabilidoido [ feed completo ]

  • As Adobe puts it, I think that what's needed is '"expressiveness," meme-speak for rich graphics, animations, integrated video and other visual UI goodies.'

    Usabilidoido [ feed completo ]

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