Synonyms and Antonyms of uncommunicative

  1. 1 deliberately refraining from speech the child was uncommunicative and unhelpful to school investigators Synonyms dumb, mum, mute, muted, speechless, silent, wordlessRelated Words inarticulate, tongue-tied; nonvocal, voiceless; dumbstruck; sulking, sulky, sullenNear Antonyms articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble, well-spoken; gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky; outspoken, unreserved, vocal; facile, glib, silver-tongued, smooth-tonguedAntonyms communicative, speaking, talking

  2. 2 given to keeping one's activities hidden from public observation or knowledge intelligence agencies must be uncommunicative about their operations if they are to be at all effective Synonyms close, closemouthed, dark, reticent, tight-mouthed, secretiveRelated Words quiet, reserved, silent, taciturn, tight-lipped; discreet, prudent; clandestine, covert, furtive, hugger-mugger, secret, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underhand, underhandedNear Antonyms candid, frank, honest, out-front, up-front; blunt, outspoken, tactlessAntonyms communicative, open

  3. 3 tending not to speak frequently (as by habit or inclination) resigned to the fact that her husband was always going to be an uncommunicative partner Synonyms closemouthed, dumb, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, silentRelated Words aloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, reserved, restrained; sedate, self-contained, sober, staid; backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, modest, retiring, self-effacing, sheepishNear Antonyms free-spoken, outspoken, vocal; gossipy, talebearing; diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociableAntonyms blabby, chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, motormouthed, mouthy, talkative, talky, unreserved

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a brief usually trivial fact

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