Definition of Expressiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being expressive.

Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Picturesqueness
Derivative terms: Expressive



Definition of Expressiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being expressive; expressivity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expressiveness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expressiveness

expressionisms
expressionist
expressionistic
expressionistically
expressionists
expressionless
expressionlessly
expressionlessness
expressions
expressis verbis
expressive
expressive aphasia
expressive language
expressive style
expressively
expressiveness
expressivism
expressivisms
expressivist
expressivists
expressivities
expressivity
expressly
expressman
expressmen
expressness
expresso
expressome
expressomes
expressos

Literary usage of Expressiveness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"REPORT ON AN EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF MUSICAL Expressiveness. ... of throwing a valuable light on the vexed question of musical expressiveness. ..."

2. English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms ; with a by William Chauncey Fowler (1855)
"By dropping words like these for the Latin equivalents, the language has evidently lost in expressiveness, whatever gain there may have been in other ..."

3. The Mother Tongue by Sarah Louise Arnold, George Lyman Kittredge, John Hays Gardiner (1902)
"Expressiveness. The fourth principle in the choice of words is expressiveness. It is not enough that our language should be correct, precise, ..."

4. Color in Everyday Life: A Manual for Lay Students, Artisaus and Artists; the by Louis Weinberg (1918)
"The Musical Expressiveness of Color. Interesting as the experiments along this line may be, much more interesting and almost universally applicable is the ..."

5. An Historical Introduction to Social Economy by Francis Stuart Chapin (1917)
"THE Expressiveness OF THE NEW COMMUNICATION If we attempt to analyze and ... These aspects of the new mechanism of communication are: expressiveness, ..."

6. Artificial Light: Its Influence Upon Civilization by Matthew Luckiesh (1920)
"... XXIII THE Expressiveness OF LIGHT From an esthetic or, more broadly, a psychological point of view no medium rivals light in expressiveness. ..."

7. Manual of Composition and Rhetoric by John Hays Gardiner, George Lyman Kittredge, Sarah Louise Arnold (1907)
"Expressiveness The fourth principle in the choice of words is expressiveness. It is not enough that our language should be correct, precise, and appropriate ..."

8. The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin by William Chauncey Fowler (1855)
"THE Expressiveness. § 102. From the last statement we can understand why the Saxon element is so much more expressive than the Latin part of the language. ..."

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