Sentence Examples


  • She answered questions but was reticent most of the time, keeping an eye on Molly as if she was afraid the child would do something untoward.
  • They were a curiously taciturn and reticent race.
  • The Mandaeans are strictly reticent about their theological dogmas in the presence of strangers; and the knowledge they actually possess of these is extremely small.
  • He was reserved and very reticent, cold in manner and not sympathetic. There was, too, a certain Calvinistic austerity about him.
  • The Avesta is, indeed, our principal source for the doctrine of Zoroaster; on the subject of his person and his life it is comparatively reticent; with regard to his date it is, naturally enough, absolutely silent.

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