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synonyms for incommunicative

  • uncommunicative
  • aloof
  • antisocial
  • brooding
  • clammed up
  • close
  • close-mouthed
  • cold
  • curt
  • distant
  • dour
  • dried-up
  • dumb
  • incommunicable
  • laconic
  • mum
  • mute
  • quiet
  • reserved
  • reticent
  • sententious
  • silent
  • sparing
  • speechless
  • tight-lipped
  • tightlipped
  • uncommunicable
  • unexpressive
  • unforthcoming
  • withdrawn
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How to use incommunicative in a sentence

I certainly did not impose any unfair burden upon her incommunicative disposition.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
When you met him on the stairs he was incommunicative and gloomy; and whatever you asked him to do he was too busy to do it.
THE DIVINE FIREMAY SINCLAIR
The clerk found him to the last degree incommunicative; and nothing could be discovered from him but what the papers disclosed.
PASSAGES FROM THE ENGLISH NOTEBOOKS, VOLUME 1NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Indeed, I did not discover that Melindy could talk that day; she was very silent, very incommunicative.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2, DECEMBER, 1857VARIOUS
How miserable, how deservedly miserable is an incommunicative selfishness!
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
He seemed to her disagreeably incommunicative, and she had found an ignoble explanation of his mood.
THE HELPMATEMAY SINCLAIR
O Death, thou strange mysterious power,—seen every day, yet never understood but by the incommunicative dead—what art thou?
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
But, when she inquired what he meant, she received a reply that was both incommunicative and not wholly courteous.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
All its members, however, being incommunicative persons, no satisfactory elucidation of these points was arrived at in Lisconnel.
STRANGERS AT LISCONNELBARLOW JANE
Still as we travelled he grew more sullen, became restless, incommunicative, and muttered occasionally to himself.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 55, NO. 344, JUNE, 1844VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INCOMMUNICATIVE

  • incommunicable
  • incommunicative
  • quiet
  • reserved
  • reticent
  • secretive
  • silent
  • taciturn
  • uncommunicable
  • uncommunicative
  • untalkative
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