English to Afrikaans Meaning :: reticent

Reticent :
terughoudend
- terughoudendreticently
 

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Adjective(1) temperamentally disinclined to talk(2) cool and formal in manner(3) reluctant to draw attention to yourself

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(1) Like others who are naturally reticent and introverted he was able, says Dimbleby, to lose himself in the disciplined freedom of performance.(2) Unfortunately the book is also reticent ; it is remarkable for what is not included.(3) The spendthrift ways of provincial governments have made international lending agencies reticent to loan desperately needed cash.(4) Of course, if gambling in groups doesn't appeal to your reticent nature, most of these games are also available in the single player mode.(5) When it comes to looking for money from the government, technology business people are no more reticent than farmers, fishermen or teachers.(6) He's reticent on succession plans, except to say that a Japanese would increase motivation among employees.(7) It's reticent because it lacks the authority to be declarative.(8) The other streak that Gould does not mention in these essays is a streak of his own, though his publishers are not so reticent .(9) In other respects, he is famously reticent , averse to showmanship and actually something of a camera-shy recluse.(10) Their performances are at once reticent and emotionally-charged.(11) I like his chamber works best, a genre most suited to his essentially modest and reticent artistic nature.(12) He was unusually withdrawn and reticent during that time, until suddenly, the more public horror of world events seemed to shock him out of it.(13) Dann wondered why Kiv was so reticent about revealing his master plan.(14) Intolerable Cruelty is a movie in which the brothers' distinctive presence is quite reticent and discreet in terms of script.(15) Ten years and a lot of reticent memories after, their winding roads are finally coming to that familiar intersection once more.(16) He never wanted anything from life and was a quiet, reticent man not given to violence.
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Adjective
1. reserved ::
voorbehou
3. self-effacing ::
beskeie
4. unemotional ::
emosieloos
Antonyms
1. communicative ::
kommunikatiewe
2. open ::
oop
Different Forms
reticent, reticently
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