unverbalised


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Adj.1.unverbalised - not made explicitunverbalised - 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"
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He writes of 'the delicacy of what is pre-verbal, unverbalised and unverbalisable except perhaps in poetry'; and, 'naturally, if what I have to say has truth in it, this will already have been dealt with by the world's poets, but flashes of insight that come in poetry cannot absolve us from our painful task of getting step by step away from ignorance towards our goal'.
It made me think of Maurice Sendak, perhaps because of the stolid determination of the protagonist or richness of the pictures (each time I read it I notice more things) or because of the strong though unverbalised message.
The first four levels of verbal validation (unbiased listening and observing, accurate reflection, articulating unverbalised thoughts and emotions and validation in terms of past learning or biological dysfunction) are common in many psychotherapeutic models.