uncommunicative


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un·com·mu·ni·ca·tive

 (ŭn′kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kā′tĭv, -kə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Not disposed to be communicative.
2. Characterized by reserve or a lack of expression: in an uncommunicative mood; an uncommunicative stare.

un′com·mu′ni·ca′tive·ly adv.
un′com·mu′ni·ca′tive·ness n.

uncommunicative

(ˌʌnkəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv)
adj
disinclined to talk or give information or opinions
ˌuncomˈmunicatively adv
ˌuncomˈmunicativeness n

un•com•mu•ni•ca•tive

(ˌʌn kəˈmyu nɪ kə tɪv, -ˌkeɪ tɪv)

adj.
not inclined to talk or communicate; reserved; reticent.
[1685–95]
un`com•mu′ni•ca•tive•ly, adv.
un`com•mu′ni•ca•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncommunicative - not inclined to talk or give information or express opinionsuncommunicative - not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
inarticulate, unarticulate - without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"
taciturn - habitually reserved and uncommunicative
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

uncommunicative

uncommunicative

adjective
Translations
unkommunikativ
hallgatagszófukarzárkózott

uncommunicative

[ˈʌnkəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv] ADJpoco comunicativo, reservado

uncommunicative

[ˌʌnkəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv] adjréservé(e)

uncommunicative

adj (by nature) → verschlossen, wortkarg; (temporarily) → schweigsam

uncommunicative

[ˌʌnkəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv] adjpoco comunicativo/a
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Norah's secret misgivings on her sister's account rendered her more than usually serious and uncommunicative, as the year advanced.
The gentleman who saw me was particularly suave in manner, but uncommunicative in equal proportion.
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We 'll have it out of him when he comes home in the spring," said Fanny to Polly, as they compared the letters of their brothers, and agreed that "men were the most uncommunicative and provoking animals under the sun.
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Scattered upon the flimsy dresser scarf were half a dozen hairpins--those discreet, indistinguishable friends of womankind, feminine of gender, infinite of mood and uncommunicative of tense.
She was remarkably uncommunicative about herself, and she was too quietly independent of all advice from experienced persons who understood the duties of a sick-room--but with these drawbacks, she was a good nurse, and she never gave either Lady Glyde or Mr.
He was a peculiar man--of sixty-five about--iron gray, hard-faced, obstinate, and uncommunicative.
But of that I said nothing to Miss Haldin, only as she still remained uncommunicative, I pressed her a little.
Sparsit asked in a light conversational manner, after mentally devoting the whelp to the Furies for being so uncommunicative.
The Saudis have become very uncommunicative with the media, though they have become more cooperative with foreign governments, which have now ceased charging that the Saudis are balking at their requests.
Acypayam's neighbors in Bursa told Vatan that he was generally uncommunicative and used to make the sweets that he sold in the ground floor of his house.