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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: reticence (0.00897 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to reticence.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: reticence reticence n : the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary [syn: reserve, taciturnity]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Reticence 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 reserve and noble reticence. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Rhet.) A figure by which a person really speaks of a thing while he makes a show as if he would say nothingon the subject. [1913 Webster]


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