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Wordnet 3.0


1. temperamentally disinclined to talk;
[syn: reticent, untalkative]

2. cool and formal in manner;
[syn: restrained, reticent, unemotional]

3. reluctant to draw attention to yourself;
[syn: reticent, self-effacing, retiring]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reticent \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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

reticent adj 1: temperamentally disinclined to talk [syn: reticent, untalkative] 2: cool and formal in manner [syn: restrained, reticent, unemotional] 3: reluctant to draw attention to yourself [syn: reticent, self-effacing, retiring]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

55 Moby Thesaurus words for "reticent": Olympian, aloof, backward, bashful, blank, chilled, chilly, close, close-lipped, close-tongued, closemouthed, cold, constrained, cool, detached, discreet, distant, expressionless, forbidding, frigid, frosty, guarded, icy, impassive, impersonal, inaccessible, introverted, modest, offish, quiet, remote, removed, repressed, reserved, restrained, retiring, shrinking, shy, silent, standoff, standoffish, subdued, suppressed, taciturn, tight-lipped, timid, unaffable, unapproachable, uncommunicative, uncongenial, undemonstrative, unexpansive, ungenial, unresponsive, withdrawn