uncommunicative

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adjective un·com·mu·ni·ca·tive \ ˌən-kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā-tiv , -ni-kə-tiv \

Definition of uncommunicative

:not disposed to talk or impart information :reserved

Examples of uncommunicative in a Sentence

  1. the child was uncommunicative and unhelpful to school investigators

  2. intelligence agencies must be uncommunicative about their operations if they are to be at all effective

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First Known Use of uncommunicative

1691


UNCOMMUNICATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

uncommunicative

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Definition of uncommunicative for English Language Learners

  • : not tending or liking to talk or give out information


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