Definition of unconcealed in US English:



  • (especially of an emotion) not concealed; obvious.

    ‘Sophie looked around her with unconcealed curiosity’
    • ‘Aside from their unconcealed disdain for the ruling clerics in Tehran, they are characterized by an intense nationalism and not a little intergroup disagreement over where Iran should be headed.’
    • ‘In performing that valuable service, Friedman has also acquired something of a reputation as a cheerleader for globalisation, a development in human history he embraces with unconcealed enthusiasm.’
    • ‘The announcement of these measures was met with unconcealed enthusiasm by most of the mass media and the dominant political forces.’
    • ‘His poison pen - dripping with unconcealed disdain for jurists who lack his intellectual consistency - has limited his ability to bring his current colleagues around to his point of view.’
    • ‘She writes a large chunk of the book's episodes with unconcealed pleasure at having been an associate of this ‘high circle.’’
    • ‘Stir in Jardine's unconcealed disdain for Australians generally, and it is tempting to look back on the bodyline Test series as a contest between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker.’
    • ‘‘With a baby and an album I feel like a mother of twins,’ Mutafchieva said with unconcealed pride.’
    • ‘Her father, however, wore an expression of unconcealed anger.’
    • ‘The raid, which failed, was followed by a lengthy and inconclusive inquiry by a select committee of the Commons, at which Rhodes acted with unconcealed contempt and arrogance.’
    • ‘Annie Courtney, to her unconcealed fury, was deselected.’
    • ‘Michael is looking at him with unconcealed contempt.’
    • ‘Then Jack is killed and their stern father Ray reacts with unconcealed fury, asserting: ‘He took the wrong son.’’
    • ‘Boris Johnson interviews Lord Butler of Brockwell with unconcealed admiration.’
    • ‘Ryo was the only one who had never been there before, and he looked around with unconcealed interest as they rode up to the mansion.’
    • ‘I told the archivist with unconcealed pride that he was a distant relative.’
    • ‘That explains the unconcealed wrath of Lalkishenchand and the menial manners of Naraadham raining hell fire on Mr Lyngdoh in particular, and on whistleblowers and curtain-raisers in general.’
    • ‘My father's lip curled up in unconcealed contempt.’
    • ‘‘I'm a guest of Ms. Beckworth's for the evening,’ he said, almost laughing at the girl's unconcealed disappointment.’
    • ‘There were glowing globes instead of candles; she looked at those with unconcealed interest.’
    • ‘Even Gough's unconcealed fury at not having been included in England's one-day squad for the tours of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka could bring Yorkshire the win they so desperately needed to keep alive their hopes of avoiding the drop.’
    clear, plain, plain to see, crystal clear, evident, apparent, manifest, patent, conspicuous, pronounced, transparent, clear-cut, palpable, prominent, marked, decided, salient, striking, distinct, bold, noticeable, perceptible, perceivable, visible, discernible, detectable, observable, tangible, recognizable
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