- the condition of being secret or concealed
- a tendency to keep things secret; practice or habit of being secretive
Origin of secrecyaltered ; from Middle English secretee ; from secre, secret ; from Old French secré ; from Classical Latin secretus: see secret
- The quality or condition of being secret or hidden; concealment: work done in secrecy.
- The practice or habit of keeping secrets: swore him to secrecy.
Origin of secrecyAlteration of Middle English secretee, from secret, secret; see Secret .