Definition of Tacitness

1. Noun. The state of being tacit ¹



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Definition of Tacitness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tacitness

tachyphemic
tachyphrasia
tachyphrenia
tachyphylaxes
tachyphylaxis
tachypnea
tachypnoea
tachyrhythmia
tachysterol
tachysystole
tachyzoites
tacit
tacit consent
tacitly
tacitness (current term)
tacitnesses
taciturn
taciturnities
taciturnity
taciturnly
taciturnous
tack
tack claw
tack hammer
tack on
tack together
tack up
tackboard
tackboards

Literary usage of Tacitness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Assault on Poverty: Basic Human Needs, Science and Technology by United Nations Staff, Idrc, UNCTAD (1997)
"First mentioned by Polanyi (1965) and later popularized by Nelson and Winter (1982), the concept of the tacitness (or "firm specificity") of technology has ..."

2. Studies in Literature by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1918)
"... Marius (we are told) strove to answer this impressive outward silence of the ritual by hushing his own boyish heart to that inward tacitness which ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... in the tacitness of so many persons concerned, hath been instrumental; and therefore, why may we not, as we fearfully behold comets, with delight look ..."

4. Literary Essays by George Edward Woodberry (1920)
"... to let another tell those truths of which human nature, in its tacitness, is half-ashamed, expose those half-lies which it is reluctant to acknowledge ..."

5. Literary Essays by George Edward Woodberry (1920)
"... to let another tell those truths of which human nature, in its tacitness, is half-ashamed, expose those half-lies which it is reluctant to acknowledge ..."

6. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... in the tacitness of so many persons concerned, hath been instrumental; and therefore, why may we not, as we fearfully behold comets, with delight look ..."

7. Studies of a Litterateur by George Edward Woodberry (1921)
"... worth knowing in the historic expressions of man's aspiration, and, above all, that "inward tacitness of mind" the reader must bring to its perusal. ..."

8. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"47. tacitness (tas'it-nes), ». The state of being tacit. [Ran-.] taciturn (tas'i-tern), a. [= P. taciturne = Sp. Pg. It. taciturno, ..."

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