Synonyms for reticent

Synonyms for (adjective) reticent

Synonyms: self-effacing, reticent, retiring

Definition: reluctant to draw attention to yourself

Similar words: unassertive

Definition: inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence

Usage: a shy unassertive person


Synonyms: unemotional, restrained, reticent

Definition: cool and formal in manner

Similar words: undemonstrative

Definition: not given to open expression of emotion


Synonyms: untalkative, reticent

Definition: temperamentally disinclined to talk

Similar words: taciturn

Definition: habitually reserved and uncommunicative