Definitions

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  • adv. In an unspoken manner; tacitly.

Etymologies

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unspoken +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "I unspokenly assumed other people read like this, too, until I mentioned to my coworker Julie that I had sore elbows because the book I was reading (Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden) was so good that I'd been reading a lot more per night than usual," writes one employee on the company's Reading Copy book blog.

    Sitting, lying or standing: what's the pole position for reading?

  • This is one of the things they count on in this house, unspokenly—they sit around and wait for him to forget.

    Underworld

  • CNN as well as other networks clearly distort everything McCain/Palin say or have said in the past to further the candidate that you unspokenly support.

    Let’s talk, no strings attached

  • The best bloggers already unspokenly adhere to a code.

    Regulate bloggers? Good luck

  • They shared the newspaper but it was actually, unspokenly, hers.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • (She meant the sperm-count thing, as Otto unspokenly thought of it.)

    The Fourth Hand

  • Their shipmates had, unspokenly, gone forward from the cubbyhole where everyone slept by turns, to leave them alone.

    Inconstant Star

  • The whole thing irritated Father so much (and so much, unspokenly, reminded us both of Egg) that Father always threatened to name the next dog Fred.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • They formed into changing camps … only faintly inimical, only vaguely suspicious, only unspokenly resentful or irritable or cross.

    Death of Jezebel

  • Hesden's because hers, for -- ah, glowing cheek! ah, bounding heart! how sweet the dear confession, breathed -- nay told unspokenly -- to autumn sky and air, to field and wood and bird and beast, to nature's boundless heart -- she was but Hesden's!

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

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