How to Pronounce ulterior?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ulterior" is [ʌltˈi͡əɹɪə], [ʌltˈi‍əɹɪə], [ʌ_l_t_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə].

"Ulterior" in context

Ulterior is an adjective used to describe an intention or motive that is kept hidden or secret. It is used to refer to things that are carefully concealed and not stated outright. This term is often used to denote something bad or sinister, meant to deceive or manipulate another person. For example, someone may have ulterior motives in wanting to go to a certain event or have an ulterior agenda behind their words.

The notion of ulterior comes from Latin, where it literally translates as "on the other side." This meaning has been broadened to include an underlying motive or intention that is hidden and not obvious.

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