Translation of reticent in Spanish:

reticent

Pronunciation: /ˈretəsənt; ˈretɪsənt/

adj

  • reticenteto be reticent about sth he is understandably reticent about his bankruptcy es comprensible que se muestre reticente a hablar de la quiebra she is rather reticent about her emotional life es un tanto reservada en cuanto a su vida afectiva
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    • 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    • He was unusually withdrawn and reticent during that time, until suddenly, the more public horror of world events seemed to shock him out of it.

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