HyperDic: secretiveness

English > 2 senses of the word secretiveness:
NOUNattributesecretiveness, closenesscharacterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
attributesecretiveness, secrecy, silencethe trait of keeping things secret
secretiveness > pronunciation
Soundssiy'krahtihvnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > secretiveness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningCharacterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes).
Synonymcloseness
Narrowerfurtiveness, sneakiness, stealthinessA disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
Broaderunsociability, unsociablenessAn unsociable disposition
Oppositeopenness, nakednessCharacterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes)
Spanishreserva
Catalanreserva
Adjectivessecretiveinclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
English > secretiveness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of keeping things secret.
Synonymssecrecy, silence
Narrowermumsecrecy
BroaderuncommunicativenessThe trait of being uncommunicative
Spanishconfidencialidad, hermetismo
Adjectivessecretiveinclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

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