American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not explicit; indefinite.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not explicit or clear in terms or statement; not clearly stated.
- adj. Not explicit.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not explicit; not clearly stated; indefinite; vague.
- adj. implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
“Also grossly overlooked (or outright ignored) is the fact that the "The Surge" either indirectly or as it's inexplicit aim, catalyzed and gave cover to the accelerated ethnic cleansing of Baghdad and greater Iraq.”
“In fact Darwin was disappointingly vague and inexplicit about the actual mechanics of speciation despite the title of his magnum opus.”
“Is that like the four-fold establishing a pre-ontological understanding of being something like when Dreyfus talk about styles, and thus Dasein's understanding of being recedes into the background, remaining unarticulated and inexplicit?”
“Note: If I'd been the editor, I would have bobbited off the inexplicit sex at the end.”
“I would argue that for all the obvious parallels both explicit and inexplicit, this isn't a movie about terrorism, at least not in the sense that Gojira is a movie about atomic weapons, or that Alien is a movie about corporations' inhumanity, or that The Host is a movie about the United States.”
“Indeed, one of Open Wide's most fascinating if inexplicit themes is the degree to which pop culture now functions as politics by other means.”
“There is also an inexplicit awareness that some black leaders don't share these ideals, and stake their claims to power by preaching revenge against the whites.”
“The answer I received from her was exceedingly unsatisfactory and inexplicit; that from Mr. Runt explicit enough, but not at all pleasant in its contents.”
“Yet some states 'laws remain inexplicit concerning the term "blight" and it thus serves as a loophole.”
“When we take up an ancient text, seeking to understand it and expecting it to speak to us, deep calling to our deep, we do so with certain presuppositions, inexplicit and unconscious, never with an empty, unprepossessed mind.”
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