Reticent synonyms

rĕt'ĭ-sənt
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Impossible to communicate.
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(Not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
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Characterized by reserve or a lack of expression:
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Hesitating or undecided; vacillating; doubtful
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Having little motion or activity; calm.
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Silent; temperamentally untalkative; disinclined to speak.
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Careful about what one says or does; prudent; esp., keeping silent or preserving confidences when necessary
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(Informal) Stupid; moronic
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Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise.
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Unwilling; disinclined:
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Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
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Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
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Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed:
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Tending to remain concealed. Used of animals.
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Marked by absence of noise or sound; still:
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Not speaking; not knowing what to say; silent, especially due to surprise, amazement, etc.
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Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.
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Done, given, or said reluctantly:
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Characterized by a free and generous nature; sympathetic; demonstrative; open
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Of or relating to communication.
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Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
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Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
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Disposed not to talk; tightlipped.
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That cannot be communicated or told
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Not disposed to be forthcoming or communicative; uncommunicative:
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Characterized by restraint or reserve in expression:
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Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
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Moderately cold; chilly:
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Feeling cold, often to the point of shivering.
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Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
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Minimally similar:
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(Informal) standoffish
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Distant in human relations; aloof
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Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal.
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The definition of standoffish is a detached or reserved person.
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Not demonstrative; giving little outward expression of feeling; restrained; reserved
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Not speaking freely or openly
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Not speaking freely or openly
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Not friendly, sociable, or warm in manner
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Close to a successful solution or conclusion:
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Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
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Reasoned and objective, involving reason or intellect rather than feelings.
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Unwilling to talk; taciturn; refusing to speak
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Find another word for reticent. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reticent, like: uncommunicable, unapproachable, reserved, uncommunicative, hesitant, quiet, taciturn, discreet, dumb, laconic and reluctant.