Examples of uncommunicative in a Sentence
the child was uncommunicative and unhelpful to school investigators
intelligence agencies must be uncommunicative about their operations if they are to be at all effective
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OSHA did finally start to move, but it's been slow and uncommunicative about the plants.
Officers from an Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team arrived at the scene at 1:55 p.m. and spoke with the man, who was in a mental health crisis and uncommunicative, for about 30 minutes.
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First Known Use of uncommunicative
Synonymsdumb, mum, mute, muted, speechless, silent, wordless
Antonymscommunicative, speaking, talking
Related Wordsinarticulate, tongue-tied; nonvocal, voiceless; dumbstruck; sulking, sulky, sullen
Near Antonymsarticulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble, well-spoken; gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky; outspoken, unreserved, vocal; facile, glib, silver-tongued, smooth-tongued
UNCOMMUNICATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uncommunicative for English Language Learners
: not tending or liking to talk or give out information
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