Expression in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Expression

The action of expressing thoughts, ideas, feelings, etc. | A particular way of phrasing an idea. | A colloquialism or idiom.

Short Example Sentences for Expression

  • 1. Her expression was enigmatical. 🔊
  • 2. Her expression was stern but kind. 🔊
  • 3. The expression of his face is mild and melancholy. 🔊
  • 4. All ecstasy, all expression went out of his face. 🔊
  • 5. This was too much for me to bear without some strong expression or other. 🔊
  • 6. The eternity of future punishments an expression of the divine goodness. 🔊
  • 7. The eternity of future punishments an expression of the divine goodness. 🔊
  • 8. Hicks' salient jaw was set, his expression unreadable. 🔊
  • 9. His eye was full of expression and fire, but wild and unsteady. 🔊
  • 10. Emily listened, a vague expression of pain in her pathetic eyes. 🔊
  • 11. The girl came out, and her expression was heightened into positive radiance. 🔊
  • 12. So innocent, so lovely, such a divine expression of maternal tenderness! 🔊
  • 13. He was smiling and Patricia knew his expression meant something agreeable. 🔊

How to use Expression in Sentences?

  • 1. Moreover, there was an expression in her eyes at that moment which gave them beauty. 🔊
  • 2. She caught his hand while her small face relaxed from its expression of rigid disdain. 🔊
  • 3. Was this only a mood, she wondered, or was it the expression of a profound disappointment? 🔊
  • 4. Sometimes she could be seen with a despairing expression scribbling rapidly in her lock-up dairy. 🔊
  • 5. Suddenly the expression of intense anxiety on her face gave way to one of unspeakable relief. 🔊
  • 6. Frank advanced to the table, curiosity dawning in his expression as he recognized the box. 🔊
  • 7. For answer, Jessie gazed at me with an expression curiously compounded of horror and dismay. 🔊
  • 8. Dame Apafi, with an expression of wounded dignity, turned towards her brother-in-law. 🔊
  • 9. I met her intended bridegroom in the market-place, and could not restrain the expression of my rage. 🔊
  • 10. It seemed satisfactory, for she accepted it cheerily and hung up the receiver with an expression of great content. 🔊
  • 11. His only expression was that of haughty self-content; but there was no real pride in his bearing, and no reserve. 🔊
  • 12. If a parenthetic expression is preceded by a conjunction, place the first comma before the conjunction, not after it. 🔊
  • 13. Her tone dripped bitterness, and the lines of her pale lips settled into an expression of scornful resignation. 🔊
  • 14. Usually, however, this objection does not hold when the order is interrupted only by a relative clause or by an expression in apposition. 🔊
  • 15. But as he read, the expression of hope which his face wore changed to one of pain pitiful to look upon. 🔊
  • 16. She could not think what it should be, but she knew she could find out and she turned from the window with the old sunny expression on her face. 🔊
  • 17. Harding's face had a very tender expression in it as he advanced a step and put out his hand to touch the young man's shoulder. 🔊
  • 18. It would most assuredly have been an infinitely clearer and more beautiful expression of the divine goodness than that of Edwards. 🔊
  • 19. The old gentleman always used the expression "those people" for persons of whose opinions he disapproved. 🔊
  • 20. But this form of expression is inappropriate in writing, except in the dialogue of a story or play, or perhaps in a familiar letter. 🔊
  • 21. Patricia was gratified at the expression which Bruce's name brought to the clear hazel eyes. 🔊
  • 22. It consisted merely of a head, or rather a face, that appeared to be staring full upon me, and with an expression that was startling. 🔊