1. Personal actions or habits intended to convey, or expose, emotional or intellectual conviction. 2. The act of creating art for the sake of personal gratification. 3. A generalization applied to any action that lacks skill or outside desirability, but is, within it's self, a worthwhile endeavor.
1. It's hard to understand why wearing clothes from Hot Topic is considered self expression, when everyone else is doing the exact same thing. 2. We allow the patients a little time for self expression during arts & crafts; it helps keep them from nutting-up on eachother. 3. It could be said that urban-America is reforming it's self into a more positive environment, by using the art of self expression to cope with all the angst and percieved inequities which once drove it's population to pacify themselves with drugs and crime.
by Shannon September 9, 2003
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anyone who sees self expression as a liberalist act of pacifism is narrow-minded and probably does nothing but talk about sports and guns all day long to people who could care less but feel sorry for him cause they know he's a loser. it's being able to create something that is your own and defines you as a person.
jocks, government workers and business men.
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1. Method of expressing feelings or opinions through physical means

2. The act of bitching and whining and calling it self expression
1a. The artist showed self expression about his piece about wartime Iraq

2a. That emo kid's self expression makes me want to kick him in the nads
by G. Matlin September 8, 2003
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The proper term used to discribe when kk and doom give people the Middle Finger.
When the judge asked the reason why KK flicked off the traffic cop, KK stated that he was only expressing himself.
by James Bourne September 10, 2003
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1.) The act of one person screaming at the top of their lungs in a crowd. 2.) The act of a person or group of people doing something odd or gay. 3.) One or more people choosing to behave in a certain form or fashion that does not adhere to socially acceptable codes.
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This bar is full of drunks and self expression.

Those clothes are full of self expression.
by J September 12, 2003
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to express ones self; the act of expressing yourself
uhh...self expression is good?
by Jenny September 17, 2003
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1) An expression coined by Dr. Spock (the baby book man, not the star trek guy) designed to make crappy parents feel good about the fact that they have no control over their children.
2) A phrase coined by an art teacher dropping acid, to describe why her class has no real format.
1) We wouldnt want to stifle his self expression with any rules, so we let little Johnny shoot holes in the wall.
2) Well if we followed a curriculum then the students wouldnt be have freedom of self expression.
by ECone05 September 17, 2003
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