What does taciturn mean?

Definitions for taciturnˈtæs ɪˌtɜrn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word taciturn.

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 for taciturn »

  1. tinctura, urticant


  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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