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inexplicit

[in-ik-splis-it] /ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪs ɪt/
adjective
1.
not explicit or clear; not clearly stated.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Latin inexplicitus not straightforward. See in-3, explicit
Related forms
inexplicitly, adverb
inexplicitness, noun
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  • Yet on the other hand, they are remarkably vague and inexplicit regarding how reviews are to be conducted.
  • In contrast, letter writers used more varied vocabulary, and only sometimes hedged or were inexplicit.
British Dictionary definitions for inexplicit

inexplicit

/ˌɪnɪkˈsplɪsɪt/
adjective
1.
not explicit, clear, or precise; vague
Derived Forms
inexplicitly, adverb
inexplicitness, noun
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Word Origin and History for inexplicit
adj.

1775 (implied in inexplicitly), from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + explicit. Or else from Latin inexplicitus "not to be unfolded; unexplained." Related: Inexplicitly; inexplicitness.

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