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taciturn

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of taciturn

  1. tending not to speak frequently (as by habit or inclination) a taciturn man, he almost never initiates a conversation Synonyms of taciturn closemouthed, dumb, laconic, reserved, reticent, silent, tight-lipped, uncommunicativeWords Related to taciturn aloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, reserved, restrained; sedate, self-contained, sober, staid; backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, modest, retiring, self-effacing, sheepishNear Antonyms of taciturn free-spoken, outspoken, vocal; gossipy, talebearing; diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociableAntonyms of taciturn blabby, chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, motormouthed, mouthy, talkative, talky, unreserved

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