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Reticence synonyms

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Refusal or failure to speak out.
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  1. Refusal or failure to speak out.
  2. A withholding of knowledge or omission of mention
  3. A period of time without speech or noise.
The state of being physically close
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  1. The state of being physically close
  2. (Archaic) Solitude, seclusion
  3. (Mathematics) The shortest path between two vertices in a graph
A pause or faltering in speech.
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  1. A pause or faltering in speech.
  2. A pausing or delaying
  3. A hesitating or feeling hesitant
A device used to adjust or control
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  1. A device used to adjust or control
  2. A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb:
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
(Canada) A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
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  1. (Canada) A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
  2. (Military) A body of troops kept in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency.
  3. Restraint and control in artistic expression; freedom from exaggeration or extravagance
Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
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  1. Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
  2. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  3. Control of emotions, impulses, etc.; reserve; constraint
Control of oneself, or of one's own emotions, desires, actions, etc.
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  1. Control of oneself, or of one's own emotions, desires, actions, etc.
Restraint imposed on oneself by oneself; self-control
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  1. Restraint imposed on oneself by oneself; self-control
  2. Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
The trait of being taciturn.
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The state or quality of being demure.
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  1. The state or quality of being demure.
The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
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  1. The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
  2. Lack of confidence in oneself, marked by hesitation in asserting oneself; shyness
The state of being unostentatious or moderate in size, quantity, or range:
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  1. The state of being unostentatious or moderate in size, quantity, or range:
  2. The state or quality of being moderate in the estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value.
  3. Reserve or propriety in speech, dress, or behavior:
The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
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  1. The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
  2. The practice of keeping oneself in the background and minimizing one's own actions; modest, retiring behavior
Find another word for reticence. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reticence, like: silence, closeness, hesitation, reserve, shyness, control, reserve, restraint, self-control, self-restraint and taciturnity.