Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not articulated: our unarticulated fears.
  • adj. Not carefully or thoroughly thought out.
  • adj. Biology Not having joints or segments.

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  • adj. Not articulated

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not consisting of segments that are held together by joints
  • adj. uttered without the use of normal words or syllables

Etymologies

un- +‎ articulated (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Geoffrey Robertson QC told the extradition hearing, at Belmarsh magistrate's court in south London, that any resistance had been "unarticulated" on the part of Miss A, who has accused the

    The Guardian World News

  • Larry MacDonald is president of Edison Innovations, Inc. a company that generates intellectual property based on the collection and analysis of previously unarticulated market needs.

    Larry MacDonald: Why We Are the Key to Financial Recovery

  • In this novel, the men are all catapulted towards some distant, unarticulated ideal, while the women have to stay home with the mess of domesticity.

    On John Updike « Tales from the Reading Room

  • New lines of bust-style banks and unarticulated figural banks will begin in 2008, blending detailed action-packed sculpts with traditional bank designs.

    Toy Fair 2008: Quarter Scale Jones Figures Coming Your Way | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • I've learned the importance of trying to articulate the unarticulated.

    As an Adventure Begins, Another One Ends

  • Certain reviews are possibly based on "unarticulated standards" and "unexamined assumptions" for the purpose of "sustain [ing] the illusion that the boundaries of the 'literary' are well-known and that the principles of criticism are so well-settled they merely need to be applied consistently," but that implies a degree of artfulness and craft that is simply not present in the instant example.

    Explain Yourself

  • Ed's emphasis on "thematic truths and behavioral insights" certainly is typical of the way many book reviews base judgment on unarticulated and unexplored standards.

    Explain Yourself

  • At some point in the day, we will both look around us and be awash in the unarticulated goodness that makes up our lives.

    Live and Let Love

  • The infinite unturned pages of The Book of All Hours on which those potential articulations may or may not be written one day — those unarticulated articulations are your missing shades.

    Creative Control - Part 5

  • The desires are material, the feelings deeply submerged and unarticulated, the actions of the characters feral and reckless.

    Sam Chaltain: Why I Like Mad Men

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