At the time Milke entered death row, she was 26 years old, tall and slender with expressionless blue eyes and permed brown hair.
One group known as Total Black was particularly ominous, dressed in all black with only their expressionless faces exposed.
In photographs, he says, she sports one of those “blank, expressionless faces” that lack variety and emotion.
early 15c., "action of pressing out;" later (mid-15c.) "action of manifesting a feeling;" (late 15c.) "a putting into words," from Middle French expression (14c.), from Late Latin expressionem (nominative expressio), noun of action from past participle stem of exprimere (see express (v.)). Meaning "an action or creation that expresses feelings" is from 1620s. Of the face, from 1774. Occasionally the word also was used literally, for "the action of squeezing out."
expression ex·pres·sion (ĭk-sprěsh'ən)
The act of pressing or squeezing out.
The outward manifestation of a mood or disposition by mobility of the facial features; facies.
The phenotype manifested by a genotype under fixed environmental conditions.