unarticulated

adjective
un·​ar·​tic·​u·​lat·​ed | \ˌən-är-ˈti-kyə-ˌlā-təd \

Definition of unarticulated 

: not articulated especially : not carefully reasoned or analyzed

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And suddenly all of those previously unarticulated emotions, and their attending accusations, start to fly. New York Times, "Jim Parsons Takes a Break From Sheldon to Play Dad," 25 May 2018 But both men are far more wounded by an unarticulated guilt for their fallen fellow X-Men, and a melancholy for the wreckage of old utopian hopes. Jonathan L. Fischer, Slate Magazine, "Hugh Jackman’s final film as Wolverine is Unforgiven with claws.," 28 Feb. 2017 Its underlying, often unarticulated, faith in some kind of immanent teleological law of progress is still apparently impervious to empirical falsification by actual historical events. M. D. Aeschliman, National Review, "The Restoration of the Person and the Uses of Memory," 7 Oct. 2017 Throughout the evening, thoughts of Lou Reed, mostly unarticulated, hovered around. Sarah Larson, The New Yorker, "At the Kitchen’s Spring Gala, John Cale and Lawrence Weiner Inspire and Provoke," 3 May 2017 These illusions are manifestations of Sully’s worst, otherwise mostly unarticulated, fears, like disaster flicks dredged from his depths. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, "Movie Review: ‘Sully’," 8 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of unarticulated

circa 1700, in the meaning defined above

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