unavowed

adjective

un·​avowed ˌən-ə-ˈvau̇d How to pronounce unavowed (audio)
: not affirmed, mentioned, or declared : not avowed
unavowed feelings
an unavowed motive

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unavowed was circa 1775

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“Unavowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unavowed. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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