adjective see self-expression

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-expressive — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : given to self expression or serving as a means of self expression a self expressive painter self expressive behavior * * * self expressˈive adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-expressive — See self express. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-ex|pres|sive — «SEHLF ehk SPREHS ihv», adjective. expressive of one s personality: »a self expressive art created by the imagination, tastes, and desires of the artist (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-expression — self expressive, adj. /self ik spresh euhn, self /, n. the expression or assertion of one s own personality, as in conversation, behavior, poetry, or painting. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-controlled — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, assured, automated, automatic, automatous, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cybernated, disciplined, endurant, enduring, equanimous, equilibrious, firm… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-possessed — Synonyms and related words: aloof, assured, balanced, calm, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cool, detached, dignified, easy, easygoing, equanimous, equilibrious, even tempered, firm minded, forward, imperturbable, importunate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-restrained — Synonyms and related words: assured, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, equanimous, equilibrious, firm minded, forward, importunate, independent, levelheaded, poised, pushy, recollected, self asserting, self assertive, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-assertive — Synonyms and related words: assertive, audacious, bold, cocksure, controlled, firm minded, forward, impertinent, importunate, independent, intrusive, meddlesome, militant, obtrusive, officious, overweening, presuming, pushful, pushing, pushy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-expression — noun (U) the expression of your feelings, thoughts, ideas etc, especially through activities such as painting, writing, or acting etc: The curriculum needs room for creative self expression. self expressive adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-expression — noun Date: 1892 the expression of one s own personality ; assertion of one s individual traits • self expressive adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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