What is the opposite of expression?

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Noun
Opposite of the action of making known one's thoughts or feelings
“Her experience of han-puri is drawn directly from the trauma she experienced, necessitating both the suppression of her anger and the acceptance of her fate.”
Noun
Opposite of the manner in which one constructs one's thoughts through words
“If someone were reading aloud to you and spoke in a monotone, it would seem interminable.”
Noun
Opposite of a look on someone's face that conveys a particular emotion
“The deadpan is key to Wright's comedic routine.”
Noun
Opposite of a display of emotion without words
“Rather than accept their war-weary charges deserved a well-earned rest, the generals instead displayed indifference to their plight.”
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Opposite of the conveying of feeling in a work of art, literature or music
“Of course, what may seem like emotionlessness in Anderson's prose might be emotion stunned into silence.”
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Opposite of the production of something by pressing it out
“Early techniques required the insertion of optical fibers directly into the bloodstream.”
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Opposite of a clear demonstration of one's emotion, skill, or quality
“Surely nobody could expect the concealment of his supreme talent to continue forever.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of putting into words an idea or feeling
Noun
Opposite of a small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause
Noun
Opposite of a word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept
“I'm thinking of a number between one and ten, and I would like you to guess what it is.”
Noun
Opposite of a tangible or visible form of an idea, quality, or feeling
Noun
Opposite of an appearance or form of behavior assumed by a person to conceal their genuine feelings
“I might have been looking at my reflection in a crystal clear pool and seeing the reality of my being.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of a fact, quality, feeling, etc
Noun
Opposite of a particular appearance or quality
“As a whole, it looked gaudy and harsh on the eyes.”
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Opposite of the action or fact of showing something
Noun
Opposite of eloquence
Noun
Opposite of the words or wording of a book or other piece of writing, or the idea(s) conveyed from them
Noun
Opposite of the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Noun
Opposite of an impression of a quality or manner given by someone or something
“Too often, especially in qualitative proposals, there is an absence of logic regarding sampling.”
Noun
Opposite of the expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people
“We were at a loss for words, and there was nothing but silence.”
Noun
Opposite of a phrase expressing a basic truth which may be applied to common situations
“I prefer action over words or sayings.”
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Opposite of a sign or piece of information that indicates something
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Opposite of a statement acknowledging the truth of something
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(the outside) Opposite of the outward form or appearance of someone or something
“Well, it seems like my inside wants to be on my outside, but I'm no doctor.”
Noun
Opposite of language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
Noun
Opposite of the act of gesticulating, or making gestures to aid expression of thoughts, sentiments or passion
Noun
Opposite of a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood
Noun
Opposite of the way that someone or something looks
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(the air) Opposite of the act of passing from place to place or person to person
Accumulation of dust or sand in the condenser coil or in the compressor compartment may cause overheating of the refrigeration system.”
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