undemonstrative

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un·de·mon·stra·tive

 (ŭn′dĭ-mŏn′strə-tĭv)
adj.
Not disposed to expressions of feeling; reserved.

un′de·mon′stra·tive·ly adv.

undemonstrative

(ˌʌndɪˈmɒnstrətɪv)
adj
tending not to show the feelings; of a reserved nature
ˌundeˈmonstratively adv
ˌundeˈmonstrativeness n

un•de•mon•stra•tive

(ˌʌn dəˈmɒn strə tɪv)

adj.
not given to open expression of emotion; reserved or unresponsive.
[1840–50]
un`de•mon′stra•tive•ly, adv.
un`de•mon′stra•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undemonstrative - not given to open expression of emotionundemonstrative - not given to open expression of emotion
reserved - marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West
demonstrative - given to or marked by the open expression of emotion; "an affectionate and demonstrative family"

undemonstrative

undemonstrative

adjective
Translations

undemonstrative

[ˈʌndɪˈmɒnstrətɪv] ADJpoco expresivo

undemonstrative

[ˌʌndɪˈmɒnstrətɪv] adj (= reserved) → réservé(e)

undemonstrative

adjreserviert, zurückhaltend; a fairly undemonstrative raceein Volk, das seine Gefühle wenig zeigt

undemonstrative

[ˌʌndɪˈmɒnstrətɪv] adjriservato/a, poco espansivo/a
References in classic literature ?
He spoke gently to her, and she replied with a like undemonstrativeness.
But she had learned to love this slim, gray-eyed girl with an affection all the deeper and stronger from its very undemonstrativeness.