Word of the Day
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Definitions for taciturn

  1. Habitually silent; not inclined to talk.

Learn something
new every day


Thank youfor signing up
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for taciturn
On stage she seemed to become transformed, and the contrast was even more noticeable given her shy, taciturn character, shrouded in the impalpable veil of gloom that always surrounded her. Pino Cacucci, Tina Modotti: A Life
A balding, stocky, taciturn man who wore glasses, he gave an impression of distance and seriousness. , New York Times
Origin of taciturn
Taciturn comes from Latin taciturnus, from tacere, "to be silent."