Word to the Wise: mien 

mien (noun) [sounds exactly like the word mean] – someone’s looks and/or their expression

mienNguyen Hung Vu

Here are some examples of how you can use it:

Does Van Gogh look mad in his self-portraits? No, in fact he has quite a noble mien.

A gentleman with an impressive mien stepped onto the podium.

I don’t know what she’s hiding behind that secretive mien.

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