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SECRECY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does secrecy mean? 

SECRECY (noun)
  The noun SECRECY has 2 senses:

1. the trait of keeping things secret
2. the condition of being concealed or hidden

  Familiarity information: SECRECY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SECRECY (noun)


Sense 1secrecy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The trait of keeping things secret

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

secrecy; secretiveness; silence

Hypernyms ("secrecy" is a kind of...):

uncommunicativeness (the trait of being uncommunicative)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "secrecy"):

mum (secrecy)


Sense 2secrecy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of being concealed or hidden

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

concealment; privateness; privacy; secrecy

Hypernyms ("secrecy" is a kind of...):

isolation (a state of separation between persons or groups)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "secrecy"):

covertness; hiddenness (the state of being covert and hidden)

bosom (the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept)

confidentiality (the state of being secret)


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