Definitions

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  • adjective Not inclined to share confidences; taciturn.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ confiding

Examples

  • Everyone stood around with the unconfiding silence of people who don't talk to the police.

    2nd Chance

  • Everyone stood around with the unconfiding silence of people who don't talk to the police.

    2nd Chance

  • Now the car was silent, as unconfiding as the day he had picked it up.

    1st to Die

  • The same cold, unconfiding eyes, the same bold and powerful shaven jaws, but this one was tanned to a lasting bronze that Cadfael recognized from his own past as having its origin very far from England.

    The Confession of Brother Haluin

  • The same cold, unconfiding eyes, the same bold and powerful shaven jaws, but this one was tanned to a lasting bronze that Cadfael recognized from his own past as having its origin very far from England.

    The Confession of Brother Haluin

  • An unsubmissive, unconfiding, unresigned soul will make vain the best hygienic treatment; and, on the contrary, the most saintly religious resolution and purpose maybe defeated and vitiated by an habitual ignorance and disregard of the laws of the physical system.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866

  • When his advance notices first appeared, the New York critics, who are a singularly unconfiding, incredulous lot, were inclined to discount his

    Americans All Stories of American Life of To-Day

  • Ever needy, ever unconfiding, they seem as if their greatest fear were reason and good taste, their highest care were to secure the majesty of their self-will.

    Chapter III. Book VII

  • The house had a very unconfiding aspect; all its belongings seemed huddled about it for safe-keeping.

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • This I shall always do, however unconfiding you prove. '

    A Laodicean : a Story of To-day

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