Part of speech:
The definition of hidden is concealed.
Understood by only a few; esoteric
The definition of confidential is secret, private, or shown in trust.
Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
Filling one with wonder or awe
Done or acting in a stealthy manner, as if to hinder observation; surreptitious; stealthy; sneaky
1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
Lacking light; dim; dark; murky
(Law) Done openly and publicly, without attempt at concealment and with evident intent
Arousing wonder or curiosity, especially by being difficult to explain or understand:
(Zoology) Well camouflaged; having good camouflage.
Covered with or as with a veil
The definition of clandestine is something that is done in secret.
The definition of stealthy is a person or thing that is quiet and secretive.
With one's identity disguised or concealed.
Suggestive of the keeping of secrets:
Conspiring or fond of conspiracy
Not well known or widely known:
Designating or of certain arts, studies, or practices, as magic, alchemy, or astrology, involving mysterious powers that some people believe can affect the way things happen
Having richness or depth:
The definition of latent is something present but invisible or hidden.
Not openly practiced, avowed, engaged in, accumulated, or shown:
Dishonest and sneaky; underhanded.
Obtained, done, or made by clandestine or stealthy means.
Enclosed or enclosing; shut in
Secret, not spoken of (spoken of only in hushed whispers between insiders).
Mystery is defined as something that is a secret, something where there is no clear explanation, something difficult to understand or explain or something unexplainable or unsolvable.
A feeling of assurance that a confidant will keep a secret:
A systematic collection of regulations or rules of procedure or conduct:
A perplexing speech or text; a riddle.
The definition of an intrigue is something that is done secretly through plotting.
Without deceit or trickery; straightforward.
Almost always silent; not liking to talk; uncommunicative
Perceived by or spoken into the ear:
Very personal; private:
Carried out secretly or confidentially
Of the highest importance, rank, privilege, or merit.
The biblical books included in the Septuagint and accepted in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox canon but considered noncanonical by Protestants because they are not part of the Hebrew Scriptures.
Specialized knowledge or details unknown to or misunderstood by the average person:
A secret scheme or plot.
A small, private room for reading, meditation, etc.
In divorce law, in states that do not have no-fault divorce, an agreement between husband and wife to suppress facts, manufacture false evidence, or to do some act that would create or appear to create a ground for divorce. If discovered, the agreement will cause the divorce to be denied.
Two or more individuals acting together to commit a crime or to commit a lawful act by unlawful means even if they are not aware of each other’s participation or role in the conspiracy. For example, Smith and Jones prepare to commit a crime. Jones enlists Adam’s help. Even though Adams and Smith are unaware of each other’s participation, there is a conspiracy between the two to commit the crime and they will be held liable for each other’s actions.
Esoteric matters; esoterica:
Esoteric matters or items.
The definition of a hide is an animal skin.
The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
An enlisted person of either of the two lowest ranks in the U.S. Army or of the lowest rank in the U.S. Marine Corps
(Law) A successive relationship to or mutual interest in the same property or rights, established by law or legalized by contract, as between a testator and legatee, lessor and lessee, etc.
Short for remote control.
Retired people considered as a group. Used with the .
A secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
Something, such as money or an illegal drug, that has been hidden or stored.
Recognized, proven, etc.
That can be perceived or observed; apparent
Graphic in the portrayal of nudity or sexual activity
Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
Accessible to all; unrestricted as to participants:
Showing fairness and sincerity; straightforward; free from deceit
Capitalized in shares of stock that can be traded on the open market:
The definition of legal is something connected to law or a government’s system of rules.
Of or relating to drama of high professional quality that excludes burlesque, vaudeville, and some forms of musical comedy:
something kept hidden, unrevealed
(Theol.) Communication, by a divinity or by divine agency, of divine truth or knowledge; specif., God's manifestation of the divinity or of the divine will to humanity
Of or characteristic of the activities of spies and undercover agents, esp. as extravagantly depicted in popular suspense fiction
One that cannot be known or understood.
Not previously known, seen, heard, or experienced; unfamiliar
Not generally known
(Sports) The number of wins by a leading team and losses by its closest competitor required in order for the leading team to capture a championship or secure a playoff spot.
Not generally known
The definition of apocryphal is something that may or may not be true or genuine.
Any occult doctrine
A fast storage buffer in the central processing unit of a computer.
A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.
Concealed from view
Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation.
The definition of a formula is a group of mathematical symbols that express a relationship or that are used to solve a problem, or a way to make something.
Show describes something related to a performance.
Capable of casting a charm or spell; entrancing.
Kept secret, esp. to avoid blame or punishment
Hidden, furtive, secretive.
Not clear; indefinite; vague
- Underhanded implies a stealthiness characterized by fraudulence or deceit underhanded business dealings
- Surreptitious connotes a feeling of guilt in the one who is acting in a furtive or stealthy manner she stole a surreptitious glance at him
- Furtive adds to this connotations of slyness or watchfulness and suggests a reprehensible objective the furtive movement of his hand toward my pocket
- Stealthy implies a slow, quiet secrecy of action in an attempt to elude notice and often connotes deceit the stealthy advance of the panther
- Clandestine suggests that what is being kept secret is of an illicit, immoral, or proscribed nature their clandestine meetings in the park
- Covert implies a concealing as by disguising or veiling a covert threat
- Secret , the general term, implies a concealing or keeping from the knowledge of others, for whatever reason my secret opinion of him
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