Friday, September 17, 1999
Definitions for taciturn
- Habitually silent; not inclined to talk.
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Citations for taciturn
On stage she seemed to become transformed, and the contrast was even more noticeable given her shy, taciturn character, shrouded in the impalpable veil of gloom that always surrounded her.
A balding, stocky, taciturn man who wore glasses, he gave an impression of distance and seriousness.
Origin of taciturn
Taciturn comes from Latin taciturnus, from tacere, "to be silent."