What does taciturn mean?

Definitions for taciturnˈtæs ɪˌtɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taciturn(adj)

    habitually reserved and uncommunicative

Wiktionary

  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 for taciturn »

  1. tinctura, urticant

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taciturn in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taciturn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Klee:

    Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.

  2. Johann von Goethe:

    It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.

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