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  • uncommunicativeness — See uncommunicatively. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncommunicativeness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The keeping of one s thoughts and emotions to oneself: control, reserve, restraint, reticence, self control, self restraint, taciturnity. See RESTRAINT …   English dictionary for students

  • uncommunicativeness — un·com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • uncommunicativeness — noun the trait of being uncommunicative • Ant: ↑communicativeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑uncommunicative • Hypernyms: ↑trait • Hyponyms: ↑muteness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reserve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. restriction, qualification; restraint, caution, reticence, dignity; store, stock. See silence, modesty, economy, taciturnity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A portion kept against emergencies] Syn. savings,… …   English dictionary for students

  • taciturnity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Reserve in speaking Nouns 1. taciturnity, uncommunicativeness, reticence, reserve, closeness, curtness; silence, muteness, pauciloquy, laconicism; secrecy, concealment. 2. man or woman of few words,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Reticence — Ret i*cence, n. [L. reticentia: cf. F. r[ e]ticence.] 1. The quality or state of being reticent, or keeping silence; the state of holding one s tonque; refraining to speak of that which is suggested; uncommunicativeness. [1913 Webster] Such fine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diego Fajardo Chacón — was a Spanish military officer and governor of the Philippines, from August 11, 1644 to July 25, 1653. Contents 1 Background 2 Arrival in the Philippines 3 Domination by Eustacio de Venegas 4 …   Wikipedia

  • uncommunicative — uncommunicatively, adv. uncommunicativeness, n. /un keuh myooh ni keuh tiv, kay tiv/, adj. not inclined to talk or disclose information; reserved; taciturn. [1685 95; UN 1 + COMMUNICATIVE] Syn. reticent, withdrawn, retiring, shy. * * * …   Universalium

  • loophole — I noun alternative, aperture, contrivance, device, escape clause, escape hatch, escape valve, evasion, exception, excuse, expedient, foramen, means of escape, mechanism for evasion, opening, outlet, saving clause, uncommunicativeness, vehicle for …   Law dictionary

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