reticency

noun
ret·​i·​cen·​cy | \ ˈre-tə-sən(t)-sē How to pronounce reticency (audio) \
plural reticencies

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circa 1617, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reticency was circa 1617

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“Reticency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reticency. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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