[ ret-uh-suh ns ]
/ ˈrɛt ə səns /


the state of being reticent, or reserved, especially with regard to speaking freely; restraint: His natural reticence seemed to disappear under the influence of alcohol.
Sometimes ret·i·cen·cy.

Related forms

non·ret·i·cence, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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