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Synonyms for secrecy
ˈsi krə sise·cre·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secrecy, secretiveness, silencenoun

    the trait of keeping things secret

    Synonyms:
    concealment, privateness, closeness, muteness, privacy, secretiveness, quiet, silence

  2. privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealmentnoun

    the condition of being concealed or hidden

    Synonyms:
    cover, concealment, hiding, privateness, covert, concealing, screen, privacy, secretiveness, seclusion, silence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secrecynoun

    Synonyms:
    concealment, privacy, HUGGER-MUGGER

  2. secrecynoun

    Synonyms:
    seclusion, retirement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. secrecynoun

    Synonyms:
    seclusion, privacy, retirement, concealment, confidence

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#5768confidential
#6644silence
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#43160seclusion
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#326183secretiveness

How to use secrecy in a sentence?

  1. Todd Fisher:

    They had an impetuous affair and I was aware of it — not in any huge detail because it was n’t that big of a thing, it was n’t like it was such an ongoing thing. But Carrie Fisher had sworn me to secrecy on it, and no one had ever said anything to my mother.

  2. Joshua Rosenzweig:

    The speed and secrecy with which China has pushed through this legislation intensifies the fear that Beijing has calculatingly created a weapon of repression to be used against government critics, including people who are merely expressing their views or protesting peacefully.

  3. Nicki Minaj:

    Adele made me swear to secrecy that I'm not allowed to tell anyone that I'm working with her, and that we already shot a video. And it's an epic song ! Ahh !

  4. Ian Kerner:

    You can sometimes discover or explore taboos through porn that they can't in real life, the real issue is when it's kept a secret. Studies show that the main deleterious effect is not so much the content itself, but the shame and secrecy that contextualized its use.

  5. Ray Zaccaro:

    Before Senator Merkley demanded to see these facilities, they were shrouded in secrecy and Americans had no idea the extent to which the Administration's zero tolerance policy led to the incarceration of children and separation from their families, given their track record of obfuscation, it's not surprising to learn HHS has found public disclosure inconvenient.


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