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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tac·i·tur·ni·ty n.  Habitual silence, or reserve in speaking.
    The cause of Addison's taciturnity was a natural diffidence in the company of strangers.   --V. Knox.
    The taciturnity and the short answers which gave so much offense.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering
          anything more than necessary [syn: reserve, reticence]