Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun facial_expression

2 senses of facial expression

Sense 1
facial expression, facial gesture -- (a gesture executed with the facial muscles)
       => gesture, motion -- (the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals)

Sense 2
expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face -- (the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face")
       => countenance, visage -- (the appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage")

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