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Meaning of INCOMMUNICATIVE

Pronunciation:  `inku'myoonu`keytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
 

INCOMMUNICATIVE is a 15 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: blank, close, closelipped, closemouthed, deadpan, expressionless, guarded, impassive, incommunicado, inexpressive, mum, noncommittal, poker-faced, secretive, silent, tightlipped, uncommunicative, unexpressive, unpronounceable, unrevealing, unutterable
 
 Antonyms: communicative, communicatory
 
 See Also: inarticulate, taciturn, unarticulate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`com*mu"ni*ca*tive\, a.
Not communicative; not free or apt to impart to others in
conversation; reserved; silent; as, the messenger was
incommunicative; hence, not disposed to hold fellowship or
intercourse with others; exclusive.

      The Chinese . . . an incommunicative nation. --C.
                                               Buchanan.
-- {In`com*mu"ni*ca*tive*ly}, adv. --
{In`com*mu"ni*ca*tive*ness}, n. --Lamb.

      His usual incommunicativeness.           --G. Eliot.

 

 

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