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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being uncommunicative, cold, or unresponsive.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a reserved seat. ,a quiet, reserved man. ,reserved comments
  • However, I have been instrumental of con - veying deliverance to many such, and I know you feel your need of deliverance also; and your reservedness is a bar to keep you...
  • Pray, my dear, use not so much ceremony and reservedness ....
  • And this - this emotional reservedness, this clamming up - has never been more true for me than it has been during this first half-year of motherhood. for more
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