Expansive vs Expressive - What's the difference?

expansive | expressive |


As adjectives the difference between expansive and expressive

is that expansive is able to be expanded while expressive is effectively conveying thought or feeling.

expansive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Able to be expanded.
  • Comprehensive in scope or extent.
  • An expansive research work.
  • Talkative and sociable.
  • (mathematics) Exhibiting expansivity.
  • expressive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Effectively conveying thought or feeling.
  • Antonyms

    * inexpressive * unexpressive

    Derived terms

    * expressiveness