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  1. past participle of hide1.
Related formshid·den·ly, adverbhid·den·ness, nounhalf-hid·den, adjectiveun·hid·den, adjectivewell-hid·den, adjective

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Historical Examples of unhidden

  • Harry sprang into it, wild with unhidden grief, as one fresh from a death-bed.

    Young Blood

    E. W. Hornung

  • Still it was not absolutely dark, for most of the stars were as yet unhidden.

    The Rival Campers

    Ruel Perley Smith

  • Her wide, soft gray hat was pushed back so that her face was unhidden.

    Under Handicap

    Jackson Gregory

  • A score of eyes, going to him swiftly, studied him with unhidden curiosity.

    Wolf Breed

    Jackson Gregory

  • What wise little girls, Miss Mackin was glancing around with unhidden admiration.

British Dictionary definitions for unhidden


  1. a past participle of hide 1
  1. concealed or obscureda hidden cave; a hidden meaning
Derived Formshiddenly, adverbhiddenness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unhidden



past participle of hide (v.1); a Middle English formation (Old English had gehydd "hidden") on the model of ride/ridden, etc. Hidden persuaders (1957) was Vance Packard's term for "ad men."

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