Definition: understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
Definition: understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
Sentences Containing 'implicit'
But it is apt to bring a heavy stuffy look into the atmosphere, and is only really admissible in frankly conventional treatment, in which one has not been led to expect implicit truth to natural effect.
``When one is going to be married, there is nothing like implicit confidence; but never mind that, my boy, go and announce your arrival, and let her know all your hopes and prospects.''
On perceiving Monte Cristo, she arose and welcomed him with a smile peculiar to herself, expressive at once of the most implicit obedience and also of the deepest love.
Their great interest is to maintain their authority with the people, and this authority depends upon the supposed certainty and importance of the whole doctrine which they inculcate, and upon the supposed necessity of adopting every part of it with the most implicit faith, in order to avoid eternal misery.
They may even prove useful, by exciting curiosity, and destroying that implicit faith and security, which is the bane of all reasoning and free enquiry.
'My son's tutor is a conscientious gentleman; and if I had not implicit reliance on my son, I should have reliance on him.'
SHERLOCK HOLMES:--Lord Backwater tells me that I may place implicit reliance upon your judgment and discretion.
I placed implicit faith in this last statement, when I marked the look with which it was accompanied.
Still more so, by the stipulation of implicit confidence which I beg to impose.
I had such implicit confidence in her declaration, that I then put it to Mr. Peggotty, whether it would not seem, in the onset, like distrusting her, to follow her any farther.
Building upon her implicit intimacy with the CCTV observers, Magid filled out these legal documents as if writing letters to a lover.
Acting “as eyewitness and dramaturge,” Magid linked themes of tragedy and futility between Fausto and his nominal relative, even bringing texts of Faust’s monologues into the gallery space as implicit stand-ins for the shooter’s silence.
These forms ask for the time and nature of the incidents in question, which Magid supplied along with expressions of affection for their implicit recipients.
He leveled implicit criticism at the Herzog board for imposing an interpretation on the law that favored unions.
The familiarity modifier has been tested in implicit memory experiments, where subjects report false memories when presented with related stimuli.
Implicit memory and levels-of-processing.
Implicit memory tests, in contrast with explicit memory tests, measure the recall value of a particular stimulus based on later performance on stimulus-related tasks.
For example, in a word-completion implicit memory task, if a subject reads a list containing the word "dog," the subject provides this word more readily when asked for three-letter words beginning in "d." The levels-of-processing effect is only found for explicit memory tests.
Some studies suggest that auditory weakness is only present for explicit memory (direct recall), rather than implicit memory.
When test subjects are presented with auditory versus visual word cues, they only perform worse on directed recall of a spoken word versus a seen word, and perform about equally on implicit free-association tests.
In one study, both implicit (free recall) and explicit (memory of emotional aspects) memorization of word lists were enhanced by threatening meanings in such patients.
"Implicit in all "March of Time" issues was a kind of uncomplicated American liberalism — general good intentions, a healthy journalistic skepticism, faith in enlightened self-interest, and substantial pride in American progress and potential", wrote "March of Time" chronicler Raymond Fielding: The men who made the "March of Time" were not political theorists they were journalists.
The implicit political statement made by Aderca throughout "1916" has endured as a subject of controversy.
Her analyses emphasises agency alongside structure, resisting an approach implicit in much comparative work which subordinates the personal, local and national to the universal and global and assumes North-South conceptual transferability, paying little attention to context.
Racial coding is implicit; it incorporates racially primed language or imagery to allude to racial attitudes and thinking.
Paula Fredriksen, in "From Jesus to Christ", has suggested that Jesus' impact on his followers was so great that they could not accept the failure implicit in his death.
Locke Elliott did not foresee that shortly after this, the genre of the theatre of the absurd would be established as 'legitimate' a dramatic form where plot and the delineation of character are less important than the insight offered into the implicit drama of most human interactions.
Therefore, they argue that all means must be used to save the Western culture; implicit in this is the threat of violence."
The play's implicit censure of a venerable if controversial pope has led to numerous counterattacks, of which one of the latest is the 2007 allegation that Hochhuth was the dupe of a KGB disinformation campaign.
She challenges the implicit view of mainstream economists who effectively view the raising of children as a process of consumption in which parents can derive happiness and how this view ignores the fact that children become the workers and taxpayers of the next generation.
As a result, these parents find it easier to default on the implicit contract of family.
In this article, Folbre discusses how the matter of sexuality was implicit in classical British political economy.
In U.S. practice, a poll tax was used as a de facto or implicit pre-condition of the exercise of the ability to vote.
This equation is often called the implicit equation of the curve, by opposition to the curves that are the graph of a function defining "explicitly" "y" as a function of "x".
Given a curve given by such an implicit equation, the first problems that occur is to determine the shape of the curve and to draw it.
The tangent at a point ("a", "b") of the curve is the line of equation formula_11, like for every differentiable curve defined by an implicit equation.
For a curve defined by its implicit equations, above representation of the curve may easily deduced from a Gröbner basis for a block ordering such that the block of the smaller variables is ("x"1, "x"2).
According to James Rieley, the American banker, structures in companies and organizations (both explicit and implicit policies and procedures, stated goals, and mental models) drive behaviors that are detrimental to long-term organizational success and stifle competition.
Reagan and the conservative wing of the Republican Party faulted Ford for failing to do more to assist South Vietnam (which finally collapsed in April 1975 with the fall of Saigon) and for his signing of the Helsinki Accords, which they took as implicit U.S. acceptance of Soviet domination over Eastern Europe.
In some countries, such as the UK, the symbol carries such implicit meaning that it requires government permission to be used.
The opposite is non-strict. This is often implicit but can be put explicitly for clarity.
Benevolent sexism, because of its seemingly positive evaluations and implicit attributions, is likely to hinder a woman's confidence and performance.
Such communication may be non-verbal, implicit, or assumed—so long as the intent of the fielder is clear to the umpire.
There are 25 transactions defined in Tradacoms: There are additional transactions defined for use in the Insurance Industry which use the Tradacoms syntax, but with implicit nesting.
The first is that the presumably xenophobic Victorian/Edwardian-era audience implicit in the Sgt.
Pawn shops thus operate on the basis of a contract that fixes in advance the 'fine' for not respecting the nominal term of the 'interest free' loan, or alternatively, may structure a sale-repurchase by the 'borrower' where the interest is implicit in the repurchase price.
Michael Polanyi in his account of tacit knowledge stressed the importance of the maxim in focusing both explicit and implicit modes of understanding.
"We had no definite date for a marriage but it was implicit that we would be together.
In the brief poem "Prelude to a Parting", the speaker instinctively senses the inevitable and implicit end of her relationship, especially when her lover draws away from her touch.
The character was first popularized (and possibly created) by Milanese writer Carlo Maria Maggi, who also gave him the surname "Pecenna", a Milanese word which means "hairdresser" but also conveys an implicit critique to the vanity and shallowness of aristocracy and clergy.
More Vocab Wordscorporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
misogamy - hatred of marriage
blandishment - flattery
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
simplistic - oversimplified