Part of speech:
Characterized by reserve or a lack of expression:
Inclined or tending to hesitate.
Not showy or bright; subdued:
Possessed of, exercising, or showing prudence and self-restraint in speech and behavior; circumspect:
Unwilling to speak; taciturn.
Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
Exhibiting or marked by unwillingness:
Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed:
Tending to remain concealed. Used of animals.
Free from, or not making, sound or noise; quiet; still; noiseless
Refraining from speech; silent.
Reduced or low in intensity; muted
Not willing; hesitant or loath:
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
Disposed not to talk; tightlipped.
Not disposed to be forthcoming or communicative; uncommunicative:
Characterized by restraint or reserve in expression:
Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
Moderately cold; chilly:
Cool or cold enough to cause discomfort.
Giving or suggesting relief from heat:
Distantly related by blood or marriage:
Reserved and cool; aloof
Not demonstrative; giving little outward expression of feeling; restrained; reserved
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
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