Definition of unrevealed in US English:



  • Not revealed; secret.

    ‘some feelings can run so deep that they are better left unrevealed’
    • ‘But he is not authorised - at least morally - to publish what his diplomat interlocutor wishes to keep unrevealed.’
    • ‘With these two things in your possession, what knowledge remains unrevealed?’
    • ‘Would the troops be seen by the German parachutists dug in along the route and be annihilated, or would the American soldiers reach their objectives unrevealed to the enemy defenders?’
    • ‘Alternatively, it may be that there are many examples of serious organizational forms of crime so far unrevealed in Britain.’
    • ‘There was a third option, unrevealed until now, the Lazio manager Svenn Goran Eriksson.’
    • ‘Bush's inauguration on 20 January is set to cost approximately $40 million - and that does not include the unrevealed cost of security for the events.’
    • ‘A scene about two thirds of the way through the film finds Carrie-Anne Moss's leather-clad superhacker setting her sights on a power grid computer, for plot reasons better left unrevealed.’
    • ‘There was nothing that either of them didn't know about each other, there was no thought left untold, no secret left unrevealed.’
    • ‘This will separate or distance you from others, as you remain hidden behind your performance, unrevealed to yourself and others.’
    • ‘That's a reminder of just how much of the conservative lobbyist's enthralling secret world remains unrevealed, despite all the national coverage to date.’
    • ‘The factor which caused the Court of Appeal to hold the contract to be illegal was the plaintiff's unrevealed intention to use the contractual documents to assist in misleading the local assessment committee.’
    • ‘I diligently steered away from there though, but not without the passing aside that there's probably been the odd unrevealed sexual harassment case in the army too.’
    • ‘We confess that we more often cling to the past than plan joyfully for an unrevealed future.’
    • ‘First, the novel makes the reader privy to all the secret plotting and machinations, so that the tension of the plot cannot hinge on unrevealed secrets or hidden motives and actions.’
    • ‘‘The Royal Assassin's identity must remain unrevealed,’ came the honest, gentle reply.’
    • ‘It's not hard to trace her retreat into the heroin haze from this event, which apparently went unrevealed and unpunished.’
    • ‘Since the publication of this book, agreement has nonetheless been reached on this option, presumably including such unrevealed public subsidies by the U.S. and Turkey.’
    • ‘It was in the year 2000 that some person unknown - or at least nominally unrevealed - walked into the British Library bearing under his, or her, arm a full longhand transcript of Trial Number One.’
    • ‘Along the way, he provided intimate, previously unrevealed anecdotes that illuminate the ups and downs of his life on and off the golf course.’
    • ‘There seems to be some unrevealed plotline about Father Michael's marriage, as he toys with a conspicuous wedding ring throughout the film before throwing it to the ground in disgust at the end, but it isn't mentioned even once.’
    dormant, quiescent, inactive, untapped, unused
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