Definitions for taciturnly

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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. mutely, wordlessly, silently, taciturnly(adverb)

    without speaking

    "he sat mutely next to her"


  1. taciturnly(Adverb)

    quietly; not in a manner inclined to speaking.


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