Definición de reticent en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

reticent

Pronunciación: /ˈrɛtɪs(ə)nt/

adjetivo

Not revealing one’s thoughts or feelings readily: she was extremely reticent about her personal affairs
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Like others who are naturally reticent and introverted he was able, says Dimbleby, to lose himself in the disciplined freedom of performance.
  • Turner was famously reticent regarding his private life.
  • He was unusually withdrawn and reticent during that time, until suddenly, the more public horror of world events seemed to shock him out of it.
Sinónimos
reserved, withdrawn, introverted, restrained, inhibited, diffident, shy, modest, unassuming, shrinking, distant, undemonstrative, wouldn't say boo to a goose;
uncommunicative, unforthcoming, unresponsive, tight-lipped, close-mouthed, close-lipped, quiet, taciturn, silent, guarded, secretive, private, media-shy, playing one's cards close to one's chest
informal mum

Derivados

reticently

Pronunciación: /ˈrɛtɪs(ə)ntli/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He looked at me, smiling reticently, and said, ‘I'll pick you up at 7.’
  • It was remarkable to see this young girl walk reticently on stage, sit at the piano and begin to play so naturally, confidently and without any interference to the musical flow.
  • Haskil plays the two concertos intimately but not reticently.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from Latin reticent- 'remaining silent', from the verb reticere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + tacere 'be silent'.

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: reti|cent

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Palabras relacionadas