- adj.寡言少语的; 有保留的; 含蓄的; 谨慎的;
- 名词: reticence;
She is so reticent about her achievements.
She was shy and reticent.
He was reticent about his opinion.
She was morose, pale, and reticent.
He was extremely reticent about his personal life.
" No. " The answer was both reticent and impersonally sad.
“ 不. ” 这回答既简短,又含有一种无以名状的悲戚.
He was reticent about his past [ on family affairs ].
他对自己的过去 [ 家务事 ] 闭口不谈.
He seemed unduly reticent on the subject of his past.
He was reticent, patrician, bookish, urbane.
他沉默含蓄, 雍容华贵, 书生气十足,而又温文有礼.
So I lips reticent, but grateful that he still pens.
The boss asked us to keep reticent on what had happened.
A misunderstood Capricorn Moon withdraws into solitude, reticent to share its feelings.
The English are reticent.
The English are reticent. The Englishmen are reticent.
Aunty Henny was an outgoing but reticent person.
1. temperamentally disinclined to talk
2. cool and formal in manner
3. reluctant to draw attention to yourself