Pronunciation of Uncommunicative
/ʌnkəmjˈuːnɪkətˌɪv/, /ʌnkəmjˈuːnɪkətˌɪv/, /ʌ_n_k_ə_m_j_ˈuː_n_ɪ_k_ə_t_ˌɪ_v/
Antonyms for uncommunicative:
expansive, gossipy, anecdotical, yarn-spinning, leaky, unreserved, tattling, expressive, frank, gestural, signed, blabby, free-spoken, heraldic, talebearing, anecdotal, newsy, communicatory, nonverbal, mouthy, out front, verbal, gabby, anecdotic, communicational, communicable, gesticulating, motormouthed, narrative, outspoken, conversational, honest, blabbermouthed, talky, vocal, openhearted, communicative, candid, bantu-speaking, sign.
Synonyms for uncommunicative:
Sense 2 (noun)
uncommunicable, Incommunicable, close-mouthed.
guarded, closemouthed, blank, unutterable, tightlipped, closelipped, impassive, expressionless, unpronounceable, mum, deadpan, poker-faced, silent, inexpressive, unexpressive, close, secretive, incommunicado, incommunicative, unrevealing, noncommittal.
Usage examples for uncommunicative:
- You will excuse me if I'm uncommunicative, won't you? - "Youth and the Bright Medusa", Willa Cather.
- But Miss Thornton, delicately approached, had proved so ungracious and so uncommunicative, that Miss Murray had retired into herself, and attacked her work with unusual briskness. - "Saturday's Child", Kathleen Norris.
- The welcome extended him by the ex- captain was not unlike that of an uncommunicative whale; but there was something about him that made it evident that he was satisfied. - "Maximina", Armando Palacio ValdÃ©s.