Hidden things can't be seen they're concealed in some way. A hidden video camera inside a teddy bear might secretly be keeping an eye on a new babysitter.


from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious.

Adjective S.
covered from view; "her face buried (or hidden) in her hands"; "a secret buried deep within herself"

Adjective S.
difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"

Adjective S.
designed to elude detection; "a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole"; "a secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"

Adjective S.
not accessible to view; "concealed (or hidden) damage"; "in stormy weather the stars are out of sight"

p. p. & a.
from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious.

p. p.
of Hide


Hid"den , p. p. & a. from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious. Hidden fifths ∨ octaves (Mus.), consecutive fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied in the parallel motion of two parts towards a fifth or an octave. Syn. -- Hidden, Secret, Covert. Hidden may denote either known to on one; as, a hidden disease; or intentionally concealed; as, a hidden purpose of revenge. Secret denotes that the thing is known only to the party or parties concerned; as, a secret conspiracy. Covert literally denotes what is not open or avowed; as, a covert plan; but is often applied to what we mean shall be understood, without openly expressing it; as, a covert allusion. Secret is opposed to known, and hidden to revealed.
Bring to light the hidden things of darkness.
My heart, which by a secret harmony Still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet.
By what best way, Whether of open war, or covert guile, We now debate.

from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious.


Usage Examples

First, there is the bare beauty of the logs themselves with their long lines and firm curves. Then there is the open charm felt of the structural features which are not hidden under plaster and ornament, but are clearly revealed, a charm felt in Japanese architecture.

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.

Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.

A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed.

I continue to meet people who have had their Web pages hijacked, their browsers corrupted, in some cases, their children exposed to inappropriate material from these dangerous programs hidden in their family computers.

Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly.

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.

Chronic malnutrition, or the lack of proper nutrition over time directly contributes to three times as many child deaths as food scarcity. Yet surprisingly, you don't really hear about this hidden crisis through the morning news, Twitter or headlines of major newspapers.

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Other Usage Examples

I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?

A reporter's ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government.

Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.

Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.

Hidden nature is secret God.

Give yourself entirely to God, enter and hide in the hidden ground of your soul.

But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.

Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.


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