Taciturnity

Definition of Taciturnity

Tac`i`tur´ni`ty
n.1.Habitual silence, or reserve in speaking.
The cause of Addison's taciturnity was a natural diffidence in the company of strangers.
- V. Knox.
The taciturnity and the short answers which gave so much offense.
- Macaulay.

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reserve, reticence, uncommunicativeness
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