[ US /ənˈsteɪtɪd/ ]
not made explicit
the unexpressed terms of the agreement
some kind of unspoken agreement
his action is clear but his reason remains unstated
things left unsaid
How To Use unstated In A Sentence
- Fourthly, is General Abizaid a pawn of the Bush administration whose role is to carry out, in some schizophrenogenic way, the will of George Bush to stay in Iraq for the unstated purposes of occupation and oil domination? We are sitting in deep muck!
- The term distinguished between God’s ordination of Israel for unstated reasons of His own—reasons which the Jews spent millennia trying to parse—and, on the other hand, a clear destiny that Americans could readily perceive—our geography, our system of government, our generosity and natural bounty. The Chosen Peoples
- Undeniably, many of these theatres are only barely abiding by unstated policies requiring them to screen a minimum amount of Canadian work.
- In all these cross-currents of presidential theory, there is one more theme - so apparent though unstated.
- Yet another unstated assumption is that the only way to prevent aircraft crashing into populated areas is by regulation.
- So I took his unasked for and unstated answer as a huge compliment to my calmness. SUMMER OF SECRETS
- The unstated message at the central committee was that Jiang has lost power but he will not be harmed politically.
- The TV licensing adverts make the clear but unstated implication that anyone who does not have a licence is breaking the law.
- His official job was to accept his party's nomination, but the grand, unstated task was to make himself liked by people who were inclined not to like him.
- All social interaction works to unstated, prelingually understood rules. Times, Sunday Times