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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1617, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reticency was circa 1617

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“Reticency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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