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unexpressed

Line breaks: un|ex¦pressed
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪkˈsprɛst
 
, ʌnɛk-/

Definition of unexpressed in English:

adjective

1(Of a thought or feeling) not communicated or made known: he thought it best to leave his doubts unexpressed
More example sentences
  • One of the many scandalous realities we choose to ignore because we cannot assimilate it is the fact of unexpressed thought.
  • Write down your feelings and unexpressed thoughts - the ones the breakup left you with and the ones you never told her about when you were friends.
  • When you first allow your child to have full tantrums, she may have quite a few, because you've opened the doors to a storehouse full of unexpressed feelings.
2 Genetics (Of a gene) not appearing in a phenotype: shortness is a recessive or unexpressed characteristic of Mendel’s pea plants
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  • We note that correction could occur between a highly expressed gene and an unexpressed pseudogene.
  • Consequently, it is impossible to determine how selection would have acted on unexpressed alternative phenotypes in that environment.
  • Indeed, if sequence divergence decreases hybridization signal, these genes should have more frequently appeared overexpressed than unexpressed.

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