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Related to unspoken: unbroken
Past participle of unspeak.
1. Not uttered or expressed: bristling with unspoken resentment.
2. Understood without the need for words: an unspoken pact.
1. understood without needing to be spoken; tacit
2. not uttered aloud
implied or understood without being spoken or uttered: unspoken truths.
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|Adj.||1.||unspoken - expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe|
|2.||unspoken - 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"|
1. unsaid, silent, mute, wordless, voiceless, unuttered His face was expressionless, but Alex felt the unspoken criticism.