Synonyms for reticent
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- 1. reticent, untalkative, taciturn (vs. voluble)
- usage: temperamentally disinclined to talk
- 2. restrained, reticent, unemotional, undemonstrative (vs. demonstrative)
- usage: cool and formal in manner
- 3. reticent, self-effacing, retiring, unassertive (vs. assertive)
- usage: reluctant to draw attention to yourself