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un·ex·pressed

 (ŭn′ĭk-sprĕst′)
adj.
1. Not stated or conveyed: an unexpressed truth; unexpressed rage.
2. Genetics Not producing an effect or phenotype: an unexpressed gene; an unexpressed trait.

unexpressed

(ˌʌnɪkˈsprɛst)
adj
1. not expressed or said
2. understood without being expressed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unexpressed - not made explicitunexpressed - not made explicit; "the unexpressed terms of the agreement"; "things left unsaid"; "some kind of unspoken agreement"; "his action is clear but his reason remains unstated"
implicit, 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"

unexpressed

adjective
Translations

unexpressed

[ˈʌnɪksˈprest] ADJno expresado, tácito

unexpressed

adj sorrow, wishunausgesprochen

unexpressed

[ˌʌnɪksˈprɛst] adjinespresso/a
References in classic literature ?
Frances, too, regards it with a sort of unexpressed anxiety; while her son leans on Hunsden's knee, or rests against his shoulder, she roves with restless movement round, like a dove guarding its young from a hovering hawk; she says she wishes Hunsden had children of his own, for then he would better know the danger of inciting their pride end indulging their foibles.
I had indeed made my proposal from the idea that he wished and would ask me to be his wife: an expectation, not the less certain because unexpressed, had buoyed me up, that he would claim me at once as his own.
Then I reflected that I had better try a short absence first, for I must already have had a sense (unexpressed and dim) that in disappearing completely it would not be merely my own hopes that I should condemn to extinction.
Add to all this, the one perpetual thought in Laura's mind and mine, that we were to part the next day, and the haunting dread, unexpressed by either of us, and yet ever present to both, that this deplorable marriage might prove to be the one fatal error of her life and the one hopeless sorrow of mine.
He raised his face, pale, full of unexpressed suffering.
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.
He leaned back, serene, with that peculiar smile of his sealing the unexpressed depths of his meanness.
Very familiar to him, as he said himself some hours ago, George Rouncewell lifts him into easier positions through the long remainder of the blank wintry night, and equally familiar with his unexpressed wish, extinguishes the light and undraws the curtains at the first late break of day.
Her eyes raised for a moment seemed full of innocent suffering and unexpressed menace in the depths of the dilated pupils within the rings of sombre blue.
It gave one a glimpse of amazing egoism in a sentiment to which one could hardly give a name, a mysterious appropriation of one human being by another as if in defiance of unexpressed things and for an unheard-of satisfaction of an inconceivable pride.
But the unexpressed question was in her thoughts--"Of what guilt does he suspect Mrs.
But there are unexpressed confidences, Mr Clennam; and as you have been together intimately among these people, I cannot doubt that a confidence of that sort exists in the present case.