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English definition of “reticent”

reticent

adjective     /ˈretɪsənt/
saying little about what you think or feel : He was reticent about his private life .Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveShy and modestAnxious and worried
reticence     /ˈretɪsəns/ noun [U]
(Definition of reticent adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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