unforthcoming

adjective
un·​forth·​com·​ing | \ ˌən-fȯrth-ˈkə-miŋ How to pronounce unforthcoming (audio) , -ˈfȯrth-ˌkə- \

Definition of unforthcoming

: not forthcoming: such as
a : not affable or sociable : reticent, reserved an unforthcoming and taciturn man
b : not characterized by openness, candidness, or forthrightness He was unforthcoming about his childhood.

First Known Use of unforthcoming

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Unforthcoming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforthcoming. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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