su·​per·​se·​cre·​cy ˌsü-pər-ˈsē-krə-sē How to pronounce supersecrecy (audio)
: the habit or practice of maintaining a very high level of privacy and concealment : extreme secrecy
The $18 billion federal agency … was the embodiment of supersecrecy.Richette L. Haywood
The company's Kremlin-style culture of supersecrecy is part of the legacy of Steve Jobs, who was obsessed with keeping Apple product development far from public view.Therese Poletti

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supersecrecy was in 1915

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“Supersecrecy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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