There is, in the cancellation, a tacit admission of culpability where there is none.
It is a tacit admission that the inmates are damn-near running the asylum.
At the same time, this focus on pragmatism is a tacit acknowledgment from the president.
But they did, O'Connell writes, after receiving a tacit green light from the Americans.
The same feeling of exclusion feeds the present distrust of police and the tacit acceptance of violence fueling the current riots.
For the time the tacit consent of her position never occurred to her.
A far-spreading, tacit complicity had hitherto saved him from the police.
As though by tacit agreement those days seemed to have been entirely forgotten.
Now you know this phrase is a tacit confession that all that has been said before is false.
As if by tacit consent, every incident or development of Lali's life was influenced by his judgment and decision.
c.1600, from French tacite, from Latin tacitus "that is passed over in silence, done without words, assumed, silent," prop. past participle of tacere "to be silent," from PIE root *tak- "to be silent" (cf. Gothic þahan, Old Norse þegja "to be silent," Old Norse þagna "to grow dumb," Old Saxon thagian, Old High German dagen "to be silent"). The musical instruction tacet is the 3rd person present singular of the Latin verb.