expressed expressed  /ɪks ˈprɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) communicated in words
  2. (adj) precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

Usage(s):

  1. The British have always been good at silence at family meals spent wordlessly; intense emotions expressed through a hand on the shoulder but on Sept.
  2. AIDS activists were outraged at her ejection, and expressed disbelief that Mbeki would fire the minister, a woman, on the eve of Women's Day, a public holiday in South Africa.
  3. He and others have expressed the anxiety they feel about trying to speak and failing.

News

  1. Agenda item divides Falmouth selectmen

    Selectman Kevin Murphy expressed concerns to Selectmen Chairman Brent Putnam on June 17 about placing an item to “entertain comments and questions from the public and the press” at the end of the selectmen’s meetings on June 10 and June 17.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Falmouth Bulletin

  2. Investors seek to oust entire CommonWealth board

    Investors who have expressed interest in buying CommonWealth REIT say they've got support from holders of more than 70 percent of the company's shares to remove the entire board of directors. Corvex Management ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Sequentially expressed genes in neural progenitors create neural diversity, NYU biologists find

    ( New York University ) A team of NYU biologists has found that a series of genes sequentially expressed in brain stem cells control the generation of neural diversity in visual system of fruit flies. Their results are reported in the latest issue of the journal Nature.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "That anger may not get expressed in public, in front of white co-workers or white friends," Obama said.
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  2. He said he "commentated on speculation circulating about conspiracies around the world. Those comments were never intended to be taken seriously as indeed is the case with many private conversations. The views expressed were not the views of the...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: David Triesman Source: Times of India

  3. "I have never had a conversation with Clemens in which he expressed any interest in using steroids or human growth hormone," Canseco said in the affidavit. "Clemens has never asked me to give steroids or human growth hormone, and I have never...
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Jose Canseco Source: ESPN

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