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1. Implied or understood though not directly expressed: an implicit agreement not to raise the touchy subject.
2. Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent: "Frustration is implicit in any attempt to express the deepest self" (Patricia Hampl).
3. Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning: implicit trust.

[Latin implicitus, variant of implicātus, past participle of implicāre, to entangle; see implicate.]

im·plic′it·ly adv.
im·plic′it·ness n.
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Noun1.implicitness - inexplicitness as a consequence of being implied or indirect
inexplicitness - unclearness by virtue of not being explicit
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His affection was proved to have been sincere, and his conduct cleared of all blame, unless any could attach to the implicitness of his confidence in his friend.
The contributions in this special issue demonstrate that neither a focus on the implicitness of ethics, nor one on their explicitness, provides a full understanding of the dynamic interactions between processes of socio-cultural change and the (re)formulation of people's ethical commitments.
However, this finding has been difficult to replicate (Fattorini, Pinto, Rotondaro, & Doricchi, 2015) and the implicitness of the odd-even task is questionable.
Taha (2009) also states that the implicitness inherited in the title is explicit in the text where the author's intentions are revealed and motivated.
The collective biography of GDR journalism professors presented in this article is based on the implicitness in the sociology of science approach that an academic discipline is the product of cognitive and social parameters.
It is possible to observe a division along ideological lines, something that has also been pointed out by MPs who are uncomfortable with the informality and implicitness of this division.
We indicate the need to situate the pragmatic notion of implicitness relative to in the continuity of a specific community's culture.
In fact, the network would be designed and used in the context of a Policy that had implicitness, a culture and a history, that could facilitate the ways to relate in a new space mediated by technology.
The multiple use of frames within one shot visualize the silence or implicitness, the inability to exchange emotions and thoughts with others, and the unwillingness to connect, which are amply described in the novel, signifying reclusion and the fragmentation caused by trauma.
Despite this implicitness and appearance of a banal place for fishing and everyday behaviour, the succession of events as well as the details of the space configuration--none of them left to chance--perfectly fit Eliade's description of sacred spatiality, including the existence of a tower and its ladder, an essential detail in the economy of the narrative:
Yuan Renguo says frankly that Moutai's blending reflects Confucianism's enterprising spirit, benevolence, and harmony, Buddhism's charity, implicitness, and elusiveness, as well as Taoism's philosophy of learning from nature and achieving the harmony between man and nature.