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* Just after her true identity is revealed and she is overpowered in ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', the gagged [[spoiler: Annie]] pointedly makes eye contact with Eren, who looks ''extremely'' distressed when he sees her seemingly helpless. This is even more obvious in the manga, and serves to highlight the respect they hold for each other. See [[http://shingekinokyojin.wikia.com/wiki/Mercy_%28Chapter%29 the SnK wiki for the relevant panels]].

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* Just after her true identity is revealed and she is overpowered in ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', the gagged [[spoiler: Annie]] pointedly makes eye contact with Eren, who looks ''extremely'' distressed when he sees her seemingly helpless. This is even more obvious in the manga, and serves to highlight the respect they hold for each other. See [[http://shingekinokyojin.wikia.com/wiki/Mercy_%28Chapter%29 [[https://attackontitan.fandom.com/wiki/Mercy the SnK wiki for the relevant panels]].

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* ''Series/WithoutATrace'''s Martin and Danny seem to exchange more of these with each other than with their girlfriends. In particular, when Martin joins Danny at an AA meeting (he's developed a painkiller addiction after being shot) and later tells him that he's gotten a sponsor and committed to getting his act together, Danny essentially conveys to him that "I'm SoProudOfYou" without saying a word.


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* Many scenes in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' have Willow Rosenberg conveying intense emotion with just her facial expressions, beginning in the series premiere with what Creator/JossWhedon calls "her big hurt eyes".



* ''Series/TheXFiles'', "Grotesque": Agent Mulder is sinking into darkness and madness when he's investigating a particularly difficult case with a copycat serial killer. His supervisor Skinner asks his partner how he deals. She answers just with her look.
-->'''Skinner:''' Are you worried about him, Agent Scully?\\
'''Scully:''' No, sir.\\
'''Skinner:''' Off the record.\\
''[Scully doesn't answer. She just cocks her head and looks extremely sad.]''\\
'''Skinner:''' So am I.



* In ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Lily verbally supports the idea of her ex-boyfriend Marshall dating someone else, but simultaneously shoots her friend one of these looks. The look's meaning is entirely lost on her, something which they lampshade later.
-->'''Robin:''' That doesn't seem like a look.\\
'''Lily:''' Yes it is. It means, "I'm upset, call me later."\\
'''Robin:''' You should have pulled me aside and told me what the look meant.\\
'''Lily:''' If I pulled you aside, I wouldn't need the look...



* Many scenes in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' have Willow Rosenberg conveying intense emotion with just her facial expressions, beginning in the series premiere with what Creator/JossWhedon calls "her big hurt eyes".
* In ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', Lily verbally supports the idea of her ex-boyfriend Marshall dating someone else, but simultaneously shoots her friend one of these looks. The look's meaning is entirely lost on her, something which they lampshade later.
-->'''Robin:''' That doesn't seem like a look.\\
'''Lily:''' Yes it is. It means, "I'm upset, call me later."\\
'''Robin:''' You should have pulled me aside and told me what the look meant.\\
'''Lily:''' If I pulled you aside, I wouldn't need the look...


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* ''Series/TheWhiteQueen'': During their joint coronation, Richard III and Anne Neville [[https://www.farfarawaysite.com/section/whitequeen/gallery1/gallery8/hires/25.jpg exchange a triumphant glance]] which wordlessly communicates, "We're King and Queen of England now, and we did it together."
* ''Series/TheXFiles'', "Grotesque": Agent Mulder is sinking into darkness and madness when he's investigating a particularly difficult case with a copycat serial killer. His supervisor Skinner asks his partner how he deals. She answers just with her look.
-->'''Skinner:''' Are you worried about him, Agent Scully?\\
'''Scully:''' No, sir.\\
'''Skinner:''' Off the record.\\
''[Scully doesn't answer. She just cocks her head and looks extremely sad.]''\\
'''Skinner:''' So am I.


->''"Elizabeth could not help observing, as she turned over some music-books that lay on the instrument, how frequently Mr. Darcy's eyes were fixed on her. She hardly knew how to suppose that she could be an object of admiration to so great a man; and yet that he should look at her because he disliked her, was still more strange."''

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->''"Elizabeth ->Elizabeth could not help observing, as she turned over some music-books that lay on the instrument, observing [...] how frequently Mr. Darcy's eyes were fixed on her. She hardly knew how to suppose that she could be an object of admiration to so great a man; and yet that he should look at her because he disliked her, was still more strange."''


* ''Series/TheXFiles'', "Grotesque": Agent Mulder is sinking into darkness and madness when he's investigating a particularly difficult case with a copycat serial killer. His supervisor Skinner asks his partner how he deals.

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* ''Series/TheXFiles'', "Grotesque": Agent Mulder is sinking into darkness and madness when he's investigating a particularly difficult case with a copycat serial killer. His supervisor Skinner asks his partner how he deals. She answers just with her look.



** Their Spanish adversaries and prisoners, Senor and Senora Ortega share a look after they were forced to the unconditional surrender. We later find out its meaning. [[spoiler:He wanted her to pull The Vamp and Femme Fatale. She pretended she was interested in having sex and killed one stupid Red Shirt, and the Spanish prisoners took over the ship.]]

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** Their Spanish adversaries and prisoners, Senor and Senora Ortega share a look after they were forced to the unconditional surrender. We later find out its meaning. [[spoiler:He wanted her to pull The Vamp and Femme Fatale.the Honey Trap. She pretended she was interested in having sex and killed one stupid Red Shirt, and the Spanish prisoners took over the ship.]]


->''"[A]s they passed, Anne's face caught his eye, and he looked at her with a degree of earnest admiration, which she could not be insensible of. [...] It was evident that the gentleman, (completely a gentleman in manner) admired her exceedingly.''"
-->-- '''Creator/JaneAusten''', ''Literature/{{Persuasion}}''

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->''"[A]s they passed, Anne's face caught his eye, and he looked at her with a degree of earnest admiration, which ->''"Elizabeth could not help observing, as she turned over some music-books that lay on the instrument, how frequently Mr. Darcy's eyes were fixed on her. She hardly knew how to suppose that she could not be insensible of. [...] It was evident an object of admiration to so great a man; and yet that the gentleman, (completely a gentleman in manner) admired he should look at her exceedingly.''"
because he disliked her, was still more strange."''
-->-- '''Creator/JaneAusten''', ''Literature/{{Persuasion}}''
''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''



The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeathGlare, DeterminedExpression, DisapprovingLook, HeldGaze, KubrickStare, LongingLook, LongLastLook, RevealingHug and TraitorShot. Compare FaceNodAction.

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The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeathGlare, DeterminedExpression, DisapprovingLook, EatingTheEyeCandy, HeldGaze, KubrickStare, LongingLook, LongLastLook, RevealingHug and TraitorShot. Compare FaceNodAction.

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** Mr Knightley looks at Emma with a glow of regard when they reconcile after the Boxhill fiasco. They can't talk openly because clueless Mr Woodhouse is present as well, but Emma is sure he understands she is genuinely sorry and she knows from his look that she is forgiven.


The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeterminedExpression, KubrickStare, RevealingHug, TraitorShot, DeathGlare, HeldGaze, LongingLook and DisapprovingLook. Compare FaceNodAction.

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The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeathGlare, DeterminedExpression, DisapprovingLook, HeldGaze, KubrickStare, RevealingHug, TraitorShot, DeathGlare, HeldGaze, LongingLook LongingLook, LongLastLook, RevealingHug and DisapprovingLook.TraitorShot. Compare FaceNodAction.


The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeterminedExpression, KubrickStare, TraitorShot, DeathGlare, HeldGaze, LongingLook and DisapprovingLook. Compare FaceNodAction.

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The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeterminedExpression, KubrickStare, RevealingHug, TraitorShot, DeathGlare, HeldGaze, LongingLook and DisapprovingLook. Compare FaceNodAction.


** During one scene at the court, everybody looks silently at Gunner Hobbs. They believe that his testimony will be crucial and reveal what happens on the ship and who pushed the captain down the hatchway.

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** During one scene at the court, everybody looks silently at Gunner Hobbs. They believe that his testimony will be crucial and reveal what happens happened on the ship and who pushed the captain down the hatchway.


* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''. The Klingons actually have their own word for this. Worf is explaining where his loyalty to General Martok comes from.
-->'''Worf:''' You know that I was forced to fight the Jem'Hadar guards in the camp. Each day they would call me to the ring, and each day I would fight. But then there came a day when I... wavered.\\

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* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''. ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':
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The Klingons actually have their own very specific word for this. Worf is explaining where his loyalty to General Martok comes from.
-->'''Worf:''' --->'''Worf:''' You know that I was forced to fight the Jem'Hadar guards in the camp. Each day they would call me to the ring, and each day I would fight. But then there came a day when I... wavered.\\



** Averted in "Sons of Mogh", when Worf is nearly killed by another Klingon armed with a hidden knife, and worries that he's losing his touch because he failed to see the intent to kill [[EyesNeverLie in the man's eyes]].
* Many scenes in Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer have Willow Rosenberg conveying intense emotion with just her facial expressions, beginning in the series premiere with what Creator/JossWhedon calls "her big hurt eyes".

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** Averted Discussed in "Sons of Mogh", when Worf is nearly killed by another Klingon armed with a hidden knife, and worries that he's losing his touch because he failed to see the intent to kill [[EyesNeverLie in the man's eyes]].
* Many scenes in Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' have Willow Rosenberg conveying intense emotion with just her facial expressions, beginning in the series premiere with what Creator/JossWhedon calls "her big hurt eyes".


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* ''WebVideo/TheLizzieBennetDiaries'': Lizzie mentions that Darcy keeps looking at her when she's staying at Bing Lee's place. Like in the book, she thinks he disagrees with something she does or says. Like in the book, these are actually longing looks.
-->'''Lizzie:''' Every time I'm in a room with that man, he stares at me... Constantly. It's like I'm a traffic accident.. And. He. Just. Can't. Look. Away.
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* ''Film/PrideAndPrejudice'' (2005): When Miss Darcy meets Elizabeth for the first time at Pemberley, she gives her and her brother Mr Darcy a knowing look. It's implied that Miss Darcy knows that he's in love with her, and wonders what Elizabeth's feelings are.

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* ''Film/PrideAndPrejudice'' (2005): ''Film/PrideAndPrejudice2005'': When Miss Darcy meets Elizabeth for the first time at Pemberley, she gives her and her brother Mr Darcy a knowing look. It's implied that Miss Darcy knows that he's in love with her, and wonders what Elizabeth's feelings are.

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* ''Fanfic/MuchAdoAboutShakespeareLovesLaboursWon'': After Horatio and Archie are reconciled and sit at the inn in Portsmouth over a mug of ale, they stare intensely at each other for a long, loaded moment. Before that, Archie had inadvertently confessed his love to his friend and fellow officer.
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The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeterminedExpression, KubrickStare, TraitorShot, DeathGlare, HeldGaze, LongingLook and DisapprovingLook.

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The Meaningful Look is a supertrope to the DeterminedExpression, KubrickStare, TraitorShot, DeathGlare, HeldGaze, LongingLook and DisapprovingLook. Compare FaceNodAction.


** Averted in "Sons of Mogh", when Worf is nearly killed by another Klingon, and worries that he's losing his touch because he failed to see the decision to kill [[EyesNeverLie in the man's eyes]].

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** Averted in "Sons of Mogh", when Worf is nearly killed by another Klingon, Klingon armed with a hidden knife, and worries that he's losing his touch because he failed to see the decision intent to kill [[EyesNeverLie in the man's eyes]].

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