Definitions for taciturnˈtæs ɪˌtɜrn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tac•i•turnˈtæs ɪˌtɜrn(adj.)

  1. inclined to silence; reserved in speech; uncommunicative.

  2. dour, stern, and silent in expression and manner.

Origin of taciturn:

1765–75; < L taciturnus=tacit(us) silent (see tacit ) +-urnus adj. suffix of time


Princeton's WordNet

  1. taciturn(adj)

    habitually reserved and uncommunicative


  1. taciturn(Adjective)

    Silent; temperamentally untalkative; disinclined to speak.

    The two sisters could hardly have been more different, one so boisterous and expressive, the other so taciturn and calm.

  2. Origin: From taciturne or taciturnus, from tacitus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taciturn(adj)

    habitually silent; not given to converse; not apt to talk or speak

Anagrams of taciturn

  1. tinctura, urticant

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