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hidden Line breaks: hid¦den
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪdn/

Definition of hidden in English:


past participle of hide1.


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Kept out of sight; concealed: hidden dangers her hidden feelings
More example sentences
  • Midden is a classic family drama in which hidden tensions and unpleasant secrets reveal themselves when a successful elder daughter returns to Derry City from the United States.
  • A hidden camera secretly takes a closeup photo of the shopper's face.
  • Beware of the hidden dangers lurking in rivers, lakes and ponds this summer, is the message from the Environment Agency.



Pronunciation: /ˈhɪd(ə)nnɪs/
Example sentences
  • It's their status as valuable secrets, and it's the expectations built up by their hiddenness, that makes them such a letdown.
  • Palmer's obliquity should not be misconstrued as cold blood, his hiddenness as hermeticism.
  • On the other hand, Job and the apocalyptic literature (Baruch and Enoch) insist on the hiddenness of Wisdom.

Words that rhyme with hidden

bestridden, forbidden, midden, outridden, ridden, stridden, unbidden

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