Definitions for undercurrentˈʌn dərˌkɜr ənt, -ˌkʌr-

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  1. undertone, undercurrent(noun)

    a subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance; implicit meaning

  2. undertide, undercurrent(noun)

    a current below the surface of a fluid

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  1. undercurrent(Noun)

    a current which flows under the surface

  2. undercurrent(Noun)

    An emotional presence that is concealed rather than exposed.

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  1. Undercurrent(noun)

    a current below the surface of water, sometimes flowing in a contrary direction to that on the surface

  2. Undercurrent(noun)

    hence, figuratively, a tendency of feeling, opinion, or the like, in a direction contrary to what is publicly shown; an unseen influence or tendency; as, a strong undercurrent of sentiment in favor of a prisoner

  3. Undercurrent(adj)

    running beneath the surface; hidden

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  1. Undercurrent

    Undercurrent is a film noir drama directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay was written by Edward Chodorov, based on the novel You Were There by Thelma Strabel. The motion picture features Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, Robert Mitchum, and others.


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