Reticent vs. Taciturn

Reticent vs. Taciturn — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Reticent and Taciturn

Reticentadjective

Keeping one's thoughts and opinions to oneself; reserved or restrained.

Taciturnadjective

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.

Reticentadjective

(proscribed) Hesitant or not wanting to take some action; reluctant (usually followed by a verb in the infinitive).

Taciturnadjective

habitually reserved and uncommunicative

Reticentadjective

temperamentally disinclined to talk

Reticentadjective

cool and formal in manner

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Reticentadjective

reluctant to draw attention to yourself