HyperDic: reticent

English > 3 senses of the word reticent:
ADJECTIVEallreticent, untalkativetemperamentally disinclined to talk / talk / talk
allreticent, restrained, unemotionalcool and formal in manner
allreticent, self-effacing, retiringreluctant to draw attention to yourself
reticent > pronunciation
Soundsreh'tihsahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > reticent: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtemperamentally disinclined to talk / talk / talk.
Synonymuntalkative
BroadertaciturnHabitually reserved and uncommunicative
Spanishreservado, reticente
Catalanreticent
Nounsreticencethe trait of being uncommunicative
English > reticent: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCool and formal in manner.
Synonymsrestrained, unemotional
Broaderundemonstrativenot given to open expression of emotion
Spanishreservado, reticente
Catalanreticent
English > reticent: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningreluctant to draw attention to yourself.
Synonymsself-effacing, retiring
BroaderunassertiveInclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence
Spanishhumilde, modesto
Catalanhumil, modest
Adverbsreticentlywith reticence

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