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 Meanings and Examples of TACITURN
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taciturn
 a.  silent or reserved in speech; saying little; not inclined to speak or converse
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  In temperament he was taciturn rather than loquacious, and he cherished a yearning for self-education.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
2  At dinner the prince usually spoke to the taciturn Michael Ivanovich more often than to anyone else.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVII
3  One of the Frenchmen, with the politeness characteristic of his countrymen, addressed the obstinately taciturn Rostov, saying that the latter had probably come to Tilsit to see the Emperor.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIX
4  Prince Nicholas came in serious and taciturn.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III
5  Marya Dmitrievna came back to dinner taciturn and serious, having evidently suffered a defeat at the old prince's.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XII
6  Involuntarily feeling this at dinner on the first day, he was taciturn, and the old prince noticing this also became morosely dumb and retired to his apartments directly after dinner.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VIII
7  All alike were taciturn and morose.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVI
8  The count ordered his carriage that he might drive to Sokolniki, and sat in his study with folded hands, morose, sallow, and taciturn.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
9  Young Jefferson Hope rode on with his companions, gloomy and taciturn.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
10  Only old Benjamin was much the same as ever, except for being a little greyer about the muzzle, and, since Boxer's death, more morose and taciturn than ever.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
11  Now he made a third in the gondola, and he bathed with them across the lagoon, and was their escort: a quiet, almost taciturn young man, very advanced in his art.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
12  Duncan was a rather short, broad, dark-skinned, taciturn Hamlet of a fellow with straight black hair and a weird Celtic conceit of himself.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
13  It is when he is on a scent and is not quite absolutely sure yet that it is the right one that he is most taciturn.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
14  All that day and the next and the next Holmes was in a mood which his friends would call taciturn, and others morose.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
15  He appeared a taciturn, and perhaps a proud personage; but he was very kind to me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  The stereotypical cowboy is a taciturn soul, answering lengthy questions with a "Yep" or "Nope.".
2  No matter what he was asked, the taciturn New Englander answered with a monosyllabic "Yep" or "Nope."
3  The ant is the most industrious animal; however, it is the most taciturn one.