unsaid

[[t]ʌ̱nse̱d[/t]]
ADJ: usu ADJ after v, also v-link ADJ, ADJ n
If something is left unsaid or goes unsaid in a particular situation, it is not said, although you might have expected it to be said.

Some things, Donald, are better left unsaid...

What she and her characters leave unsaid is often more important than what they actually put into words...

Bill Bradley says too much is going unsaid between blacks and whites.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • unsaid — index implicit, tacit, undisclosed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unsaid — O.E. unsæd, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of SAY (Cf. say). Cf. M.Du. ongeseit, Ger. ungesagt, O.N. usagðr …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsaid — [adj] not expressed or partially expressed implicit, implied, inferred, left to the imagination*, silenced, tacit, undeclared, understood, unexpressed, unspoken, unstated, unuttered, unvoiced, wordless; concept 267 Ant. expressed, said, stated …   New thesaurus

  • unsaid — [unsed′] vt. pt. & pp. of UNSAY adj. not expressed …   English World dictionary

  • Unsaid — The term unsaid refers what is not explicitly stated, what is hidden and / or implied in the speech of an individual or a group of people.Unsaid and linguisticUnsaid and ethnologyIn ethnology, ethnomethodology established a strong link between… …   Wikipedia

  • unsaid — un|said [ʌnˈsed] adv be left unsaid if something is left unsaid, you do not say it although you might be thinking it ▪ Some things are better left unsaid (=it is better not to mention them) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsaid — un|said [ ʌn sed ] adjective something that is unsaid is something you think but do not say: left unsaid: My real thoughts on the subject were better left unsaid …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unsaid — be left unsaid if something is left unsaid, you do not say it although you might be thinking it: Some things are better left unsaid. unsay /Vn sed/ verb (T) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsaid — UK [ʌnˈsed] / US adjective something that is unsaid is something that you think but do not say left unsaid: My real thoughts on the subject were better left unsaid …   English dictionary

  • unsaid — adj. to leave smt. unsaid * * * [ʌn sed] to leave smt. unsaid …   Combinatory dictionary

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