Definitions

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  • adv. quietly; not in a manner inclined to speaking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a taciturn manner; with little speech.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without speaking

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Examples

  • Then How-ha's eyes went blear as she traversed the simple windings of her own brain, inspecting the bare shelves taciturnly stored with the impressions of a meagre life.

    CHAPTER 19

  • His convictions upon all subjects were taciturnly inflexible.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • Mrs. Cliffe retired quite taciturnly, nothing in her face responding to this rallying, and he bent quickly over Marion.

    The Judge

  • "Oh – I guess he 'll be more agreeable to have around than Peter," she admitted taciturnly; which was as close to her real opinion of the man as a mere mother might hope to come.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • "You will if we meet," she said taciturnly; but she gave him her hand for a moment.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 03

  • "Oh -- I guess he'll be more agreeable to have around than Peter," she admitted taciturnly; which was as close to her real opinion of the man as a mere mother might hope to come.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • Afterward, the men trooped taciturnly out again, and resumed their pipes.

    The Call of the Cumberlands

  • The steersman regarded me narrowly, his eyes squinting, and then said taciturnly, "Schooner El Dorado."

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • Sunday, but he received her distantly, taciturnly, even sullenly.

    How Women Love (Soul Analysis)

  • Slowly, and very taciturnly on the visiter's part, the various objects and places of interest were gone over; Dr. Arthur explaining and enlarging upon everything that seemed needful, but left very much in ignorance all the while as to the impression made upon his companion.

    The Gold of Chickaree

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