Meaning of unarticulated in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnɑːˈtɪkjʊleɪtɪd/


  • Not mentioned or coherently expressed.

    ‘previously unarticulated anger’
    • ‘Her technique hinges on the unarticulated and the tenuously suggestive, even the subliminal.’
    • ‘In an odd way, the eagerness of existential aliens in both plays to forge a bond with the official Venetian alien serves to underscore an unarticulated affinity felt between two sets of men.’
    • ‘Eliot's protagonist speaks aloud, to himself and to his readers, relying on unarticulated but implicit similarities between his situation and theirs.’
    • ‘As the authors explore the uncharted spaces of diaspora subjectivity, they confront the unarticulated implications of vertigo as a cultural phenomenon.’
    • ‘Until recently, local concern for nestling architecture into the landscape was implicit and largely unarticulated.’
    • ‘This broadly political concern, though, remained unarticulated in a coherent way.’
    • ‘But writers must write, and they will spell out the political argument that the movie only implies, thus making it harder for the film's unarticulated, inherent argument to influence people.’
    • ‘I think that understanding these rough fault lines helps to recognize the unarticulated starting points that lie behind many modern legal debates.’
    • ‘But the ‘exception’ can also refer to those most fundamental assumptions which frame political discourse while remaining invisible and unarticulated.’
    • ‘Because we accept unacknowledged, therefore unarticulated, premises that inhibit us from identifying causes and eliminating them, we deal with the effects only of our most pressing problems.’
    • ‘It's always kind of a vague, usually unarticulated threat that's waiting to destroy your life, like a big cinderblock falling down on your head when you walk down the street.’
    • ‘The direct link between economic freedom and unfettered self-expression is the unarticulated subtext of the many biographies of stars from this era.’
    • ‘I weep at his unarticulated rage, his suppressed fury, his casual despair.’
    • ‘Those are very strong words to describe what I reckon was a conscious but unarticulated strategy by Channel 10.’
    • ‘People's priorities thus remain largely unarticulated in the absence of a decentralization process.’
    • ‘The unarticulated aims of the movement are, surely, what leaves it open to criticism, though?’
    • ‘Those who conceptualize power from the first dimension are ‘opposed to any suggestion that interests might be unarticulated or unobservable’.’
    • ‘So, for instance, he explores the many, often unarticulated, ways in which goals are crucial to human living and to the life of faith.’
    • ‘The nationalism (and hence the spoken heterosexuality and unarticulated lesbianism/queer sexuality) of the album, however, is compromised by its visual subtext.’
    • ‘This motif of self-imposed silence, of unarticulated anguish, reappears in other of Gaines's novels and is made all the more prominent by his customary emphasis on the speaking voice.’
    unstated, unexpressed, unuttered, unsaid, unmentioned, unvoiced, unarticulated, undeclared, unavowed, not spelt out, mute, silent, wordless, voiceless