Instances of this Class express a state of the sender.
Example: Jane thanked Barbara for the present she had given her.
SUMO / PROCESSES
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- the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions; "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find expression for my ideas"
- with expression; in an expressive manner; "she gave the order to the waiter, using her hands very expressively"
linguistic communication is exhaustively partitioned into stating,directing,committing,expressing,declaring.
(partition LinguisticCommunication Stating Directing Committing Expressing Declaring)
If express is an instance of expressing and express is an agent of agent, then there exists state of mind state so that state is an attribute of agent and express expresses state.
(instance ?EXPRESS Expressing)
(agent ?EXPRESS ?AGENT))
(instance ?STATE StateOfMind)
(attribute ?AGENT ?STATE)
(represents ?EXPRESS ?STATE))))