I also must have been affected by it, for I had been there also in his uncommunicating company.
For the kerb uproar "the uncommunicating muteness of fishes" was the only panacea.
Two things are balanced in the work, two things developed through a score of centuries by two uncommunicating regions.
1520s, "to impart" (information, etc.), from Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare "impart, inform" (see communication). Meaning "to share, transmit" (diseases, etc.) is from 1530s. Related: Communicated; communicating.