inexplicit


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in·ex·plic·it

 (ĭn′ĭk-splĭs′ĭt)
adj.
Not explicit; indefinite.

inexplicit

(ˌɪnɪkˈsplɪsɪt)
adj
not explicit, clear, or precise; vague
ˌinexˈplicitly adv
ˌinexˈplicitness n

in•ex•plic•it

(ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪs ɪt)

adj.
not explicit or clear; not clearly stated.
[1795–1805; < Latin]
in`ex•plic′it•ly, adv.
in`ex•plic′it•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexplicit - implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn"
connotative - having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

inexplicit

adjective
Liable to more than one interpretation:
Translations

inexplicit

adjunklar, ungenau
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That is, when God speaks to Moses in the first person far more remains intangible and conceptually inexplicit than when God's speech is directed in an objective, third party fashion.
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Since I'm going to use inexplicit terms, I want to begin by defining the three most prominent of these, as they'll be used in what follows.