Definition of Expressive style
1. Noun. A way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period. "All the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
Generic synonyms: Communication
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production, Language, Linguistic Communication, Music
Specialized synonyms: Allegory, Analysis, Bathos, Black Humor, Black Humour, Device, Eloquence, Fluency, Smoothness, Euphuism, Flatness, Expression, Formulation, Grandiloquence, Grandiosity, Magniloquence, Ornateness, Rhetoric, Headlinese, Jargon, Journalese, Legalese, Delivery, Manner Of Speaking, Speech, Genre, Music Genre, Musical Genre, Musical Style, Officialese, Pathos, Prose, Rhetoric, Coarseness, Saltiness, Self-expression, Sesquipedality, Terseness, Turn Of Expression, Turn Of Phrase, Vein, Verboseness, Verbosity, Genre, Literary Genre, Writing Style, Poetry
Derivative terms: Stylist, Stylist, Stylistic, Stylize
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Literary usage of Expressive style
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1854)
"... in the university of Edinburgh ; a paper written in his usual flowing, simple, and expressive style. Л second was a paper on the causes which affect the ..."
2. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1861)
"... fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries; or his style has no expression at all,—and then it is not Gothic, for Gothic is an eminently expressive style. ..."
3. Dutch Type by Jan Middendorp (2004)
"'My expressive style and urge for in novation,'Stolk said, 'were at odds with the ideas of Wim Crowel.'2 A brilliant illustrator, Stolk chose to quit the ..."
4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"In other notices in the same periodical, he is said to have inherited the pure, singing, expressive style of Viotti, and practised it to perfection. ..."