Definition of unsaid
: not said; especially : not spoken aloud
Examples of unsaid in a Sentence
I think that some things are better left unsaid.
Recent Examples of unsaid from the Web
The Prisoner in His Palace: Saddam Hussein, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid by Will Bardenwerper; Scribner, 248 pp.;
But what was left unsaid -- at least publicly -- was the house's historical and heritage value.
This excerpt is from The Prisoner in His Palace: Saddam Hussein, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid, by Will Bardenwerper.
The second reason for concern Friedman leaves unsaid: China's rulers hope to use the trove of data its tech firms are collecting to tighten the grip of an already authoritarian state.
But time runs out, and the truth about our personal and family histories often lives on in what's unsaid.
Left unsaid was that the United States has a long history of trying to influence elections and the political trajectory in other countries.
Left unsaid was that, in past years, judges have scheduled full weeks of hearings only to cancel them, sparing the Pentagon the logistical challenge of mounting an airlift of court personnel from Andrews Air Force Base to Guantánamo.
What goes unsaid, however, is that as LeBron’s competition within the East has dwindled, the caliber of his Finals opponents has only escalated.
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First Known Use of unsaid
before 12th century
UNSAID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unsaid for English Language Learners
: thought but not spoken out loud or discussed
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