noun, plural se·cre·cies for 5.
- secret agent,
- secret ballot,
- secret history,
- secret partner
Origin of secrecy
Examples from the Web for secrecy
Some secrets, it seems, must be kept even from elected representatives who could still be sworn to secrecy.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The FSLN-controlled legislative assembly approved the mega-project under a cloud of secrecy in a record seven days.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To date, much of the details of the diplomacy and even the interim deal between Iran and the West are shrouded in secrecy.Republican Hawks Already Have a War Plan for ISIS, Ukraine, and Obama|Eli Lake|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the secrecy and fear surrounding the once-successful quarantine has now put the region in even greater danger.
The process for informing the Senate and House intelligence committees is often shrouded in secrecy.
With the waking of the world, all her dreams shrank back into secrecy and shame.Folle-Farine|Ouida
I know I can trust to your secrecy, but pray don't look at me so deplorably.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
The punishment for betrayal of secrecy was "the extreme penalty of the Law."The Sequel of Appomattox|Walter Lynwood Fleming
I was a good deal surprised at receiving a letter through such a source, especially as Esmerelda whispered me to secrecy.Medoline Selwyn's Work|Mrs. J. J. Colter
And here, again, we note the use of secrecy in matters of power.Mysticism and its Results|John Delafield