- to hide; withdraw or remove from observation; cover or keep from sight: He concealed the gun under his coat.
- to keep secret; to prevent or avoid disclosing or divulging: to conceal one's identity by using a false name.
Origin of conceal
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1. See hide1.
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Examples from the Web for unconcealed
Blanche's friend regarded him with unconcealed and flattering approval.The Avenger
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Philo Gubb stared at his visitor with unconcealed admiration.Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective
Ellis Parker Butler
A mob of women gazed up at him and its one expression was unconcealed wrath.Melomaniacs
Dancing now regarded the operator with unconcealed impatience.The Mountain Divide
Frank H. Spearman
She seemed all innocently unaware of his unconcealed disgust.Once to Every Man
- (of feelings, attitudes, etc) not hidden or concealed; open
- to keep from discovery; hide
- to keep secret
C14: from Old French conceler, from Latin concēlāre, from com- (intensive) + cēlāre to hide
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Word Origin and History for unconcealed
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