emoji 😱 face screaming in fear svg png

“😱” meaning: face screaming in fear, home alone Emoji

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😱Meaning and Description

This emoji is distinguished by its blue forehead and wide-open mouth, stretching so wide that one can almost hear a scream echoing from the screen. It opens white eyes and press its hands on the cheeks, conveying a feeling of shock and awe.

The emoji 😱 is inspired by the famous painting🖼️ "The Scream" by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, which depicts a person with a similar expression of angst and dread. The painting is considered one of the most iconic and influential works of modern art, and has been reproduced and parodied many times in popular culture.

😱 serves to amplify expressions of shock, terror, or surprise. It's the emoji equivalent of screaming at the top of your lungs, effectively communicating those moments of extreme emotion that leave one speechless. For example, you can use it to react to a scary movie, a creepy story, or a disturbing news headline.

It is also employed to express the shock and excitement that comes with unexpected news or thrilling updates. From tweets about a surprise album drop to Instagram comments under a friend's radical new hairstyle💇, this emoji perfectly encapsulates the collective gasp of the digital audience.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 😱 is face screaming in fear, it is related to face, fear, munch, scared, scream, it can be found in emoji category: "😂 Smileys & Emotion" - "😞 Concerned Face".

Wikipedia: 😱 Screaming
A scream is a loud vocalization in which air is passed through the vocal folds with greater force than is used in regular or close-distance vocalisation. This can be performed by any creature possessing lungs, including humans. A scream is often an instinctive or reflex action, with a strong emotional aspect, like fear, pain, annoyance, surprise, joy, excitement, anger, etc. 🔗
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😱Examples and Usage

🔸 That super yummy BBQ place that's been around for over a decade is closing and I can't believe it's true!😱
🔸 Only his eyes were moving, looking at them in horror😱.

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Date Range: 2018-11-25 - 2023-11-12
Update Time: 2023-11-21 17:13:01 UTC
😱and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2017 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

😱Basic Information

Emoji: 😱
Shortname: face screaming in fear
Apple Name: face screaming in fear
Known as: Home Alone | Scream | Screaming Face
Codepoint: U+1F631 Copy
Shortcode: :scream: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128561
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 😂 Smileys & Emotion
Sub Categories: 😞 Concerned Face
Keywords: face | face screaming in fear | fear | munch | scared | scream

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