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taciturn

tac·i·turn

taciturn

 
pronunciation:
tae sih tuhrn
part of speech: adjective
definition: habitually silent and uncommunicative.
Her taciturn son had a surprising amount to say on the subject of prisons.
synonyms:
close-mouthed, quiet, reticent, silent, tight-lipped, uncommunicative
antonyms:
chatty, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, voluble
similar words:
aloof, diffident, distant, reserved, retiring
derivations: taciturnly (adv.), taciturnity (n.)