What does reticent mean? It means something that is reluctant or has not been allowed to speak freely.
Sentence Examples: –
- I happen to be extremely reticent when it comes to discussing my private life with people that I barely know.
- I prefer to remain reticent than to find myself being labeled as a loudmouth, particularly when there are political aspirations to be taken into question.
- The child prefers to remain reticent when we were asking everyone as to who was responsible for breaking the clamp.
- Jon was okay with all the people that were reticent around them; he felt at one with them.
- When people ask you about your problems, it is important to not be reticent, and rather try and sort everything out.
- The new member of the class was reticent when he was asked whether his parents were alive or not; it was later found out that they had divorced a long time back and both of them were dead.