Dictionary.com

taciturnity

[ tas-i-tur-ni-tee ]
/ ˌtæs ɪˈtɜr nɪ ti /
Save This Word!

noun
the state or quality of being reserved or reticent in conversation.
Scots Law. the relinquishing of a legal right through an unduly long delay, as by the silence of the creditor.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of taciturnity

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin taciturnitās, equivalent to taciturn(us) taciturn + -itās-ity

Words nearby taciturnity

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use taciturnity in a sentence

FEEDBACK