from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past participle of unspeak.
- adj. Not uttered or expressed: bristling with unspoken resentment.
- adj. Understood without the need for words: an unspoken pact.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not spoken; not said.
- adj. Not formally articulated or stated; implicit or understood.
- v. Past participle of unspeak
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not spoken or uttered; hence, unconfessed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. expressed without speech
- adj. not made explicit
Always there was a hollow aching inside me, and always I woke with her name unspoken on my lips.
Of course, a big part of Paquette's essay is a certain unspoken doctrine -- the doctrine that all Christian doctrine must derive directly from the Bible.
There is an understanding that a massive element of any conversation on the topic will remain unspoken, for reasons (essentially) of good taste and tact.
I remember when I was a kid, parents used to stand around and chat about kids, but seldom held their breaths in unspoken tension if one raised their hand to another.
What goes unspoken is how similar these two groups appear to be, at a deeper, emotional level.
Clinton said she will do everything in her power to help a Democrat win but unspoken is that she expects that to be her.
Although things often remain unspoken, you can see them moving between the lines, coming to life, gaining shape.
Like genre t.v., genre fiction by definition follows certain unspoken rules that dictate the setting.
Above all, God bless you all … for taking the time to care and take action .. regardless of agreement or disagreement … a voice unspoken is never heard.
` ` At that moment, we all kind of looked at each other in unspoken words and said we could do this. ''
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