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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"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." For Ned was so absorbed in business that he ignored the whole Bailey question and left them in utter darkness.
The gentleman who saw me was particularly suave in manner, but uncommunicative in equal proportion.
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