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Meaning of RETICENT

Pronunciation:  'retisunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  reluctant to draw attention to yourself
  2. [adj]  cool and formal in manner
  3. [adj]  temperamentally disinclined to talk
 

RETICENT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: reserved, restrained, self-effacing, taciturn, unassertive, undemonstrative, unemotional, untalkative
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ret"i*cent\, a. [L. reticens, p. pr. of reticere to
keep silence; re- + tacere to be silent. See {Tacit}.]
Inclined to keep silent; reserved; uncommunicative.

 

 

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