incommunicative

[ in-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-tiv, -key- ]
/ ˌɪn kəˈmyu nɪ kə tɪv, -ˌkeɪ- /

adjective

not communicative; reserved; uncommunicative.

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Origin of incommunicative

First recorded in 1660–70; in-3 + communicative

OTHER WORDS FROM incommunicative

in·com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ly, adverbin·com·mu·ni·ca·tive·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incommunicative

incommunicative
/ (ˌɪnkəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv) /

adjective

tending not to communicate with others; taciturn

Derived forms of incommunicative

incommunicatively, adverbincommunicativeness, noun
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