Talking little to much

reticent
(adj)
RET-i-sǝnt
Meaning

reserved; uncommunicative; inclined to keep silent

1st Sample Sentence

Because he is so reticent, many people think he must be arrogant, but his friends know that in fact he is just shy.

Root

re (again)#tacere (to be silent) (Latin)

Synonyms

reticent, taciturn

Antonyms

garrulous, loquacious, verbose, voluble

Mnemonics

REHTA+SHANT. shant rehne waal i. e a person who doesn't talk or who is reserved in speech. Cent (Saint) is stereotypically reluctant to speak or draw attention to themselves. 50Cent -> talks too much. on the contrary. reticent-> talk less REserved and silENT

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