incommunicative

adjective
in·​com·​mu·​ni·​ca·​tive | \ ˌin-kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā-tiv How to pronounce incommunicative (audio) , -ni-kə-tiv \

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Examples of incommunicative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some have paranoid hallucinations and agitation, others internalized visions and confusion causing them to be withdrawn and incommunicative. Chronicle Staff, SFChronicle.com, 2 July 2020 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018 At home, Carol struggles to connect with her lumpen, incommunicative husband (Charles Leggett) and their moody teenage daughter, Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever). Justin Chang, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of incommunicative

1670, in the meaning defined above

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“Incommunicative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incommunicative. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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