from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not stated or conveyed: an unexpressed truth; unexpressed rage.
- adj. Genetics Not producing an effect or phenotype: an unexpressed gene; an unexpressed trait.
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- adj. Not expressed
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- adj. not made explicit
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The viral genes that remain unexpressed in the transformed cells, such as those for capsid protein in
i certainly don't. maybe they are all racial geniuses, but from the evidence, most of them are just trying to get by. as far as i'm concerned, a nuance unexpressed is a non-nuance.
It is the unexpressed which is often most interesting.
Not only there is Y chromosome (by Aussie 'rep.) but "unexpressed" male organs and testosterone at male levels.
She was thrilling with unexpressed love for the mother she had never seen, and this written speech from the grave seemed to give more tangibility to her having ever existed, than did the vision of her.
We may never know what our generation feels it cannot say, but you can bet that something is suppressed and unexpressed.
Often expectations on both sides are unmet, simply because they are unexpressed.
And the performances of Pavel Liska and Zuzana Bydzovska, often silent but full of unexpressed, tumultuous emotions, help bolster the story even when it tips into obviousness, or in the case of two separate cow-birthing sequences, somewhat ungainly symbolism.
I think that's how politics works--you hold up something up and the set of associations that go with it kind of talks about your unexpressed agenda.
And yet, I have yet to experience what many laid-off workers complain of -- unexpressed ageism.