Definition of expressive:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Serving to express, utter, or represent: followed by of; as, he sent a letter couched in terms expressive of his gratitude; " Each verse so swells expressive of her woes."- Tickell: full of expression; vividly representing the meaning or feeling intended to be conveyed; emphatical; " While this hidden reality is unveiled to us in one way by science and philosophy, it is the function of art to reveal it to us in another, and, for many minds, a more expressive and intelligible way."- Dr. Caird.

part of speech: adjective

Full of significance or importance; forcible.

part of speech: noun


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