Definition of implicitness in US English:



  • See implicit

    • ‘Whereas many researchers have discussed phenomena that relate to implicitness in texts, nobody has before to my knowledge made implicitness itself the main object of study.’
    • ‘Formal systems may range from a football team to the Cosmos; but in primal, natural systems, the idea of an embedded implicitness ultimately suggests a ‘Within’ in the heart of things.’
    • ‘Various forms of implicitness are shown to contribute to different levels of text coherence as identified by different foci of relevance.’