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RETICENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reticence mean? 

RETICENCE (noun)
  The noun RETICENCE has 1 sense:

1. the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

  Familiarity information: RETICENCE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RETICENCE (noun)


Sense 1reticence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

reticence; taciturnity; reserve

Hypernyms ("reticence" is a kind of...):

uncommunicativeness (the trait of being uncommunicative)


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