Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.61)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

61. 

TACITURNITY

[A]. Dumbness
[B]. Changeablemess
[C]. Hesitation
[D]. Reserve

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Dinesh said: (Aug 16, 2010)  
Habitual silence, or reserve in speaking.

Chinna said: (Aug 21, 2010)  
Reserved or uncommunicative in speech

Vipul Raut said: (Dec 31, 2010)  
TACITURNITY means saying little or not talkative.

Pushpa Tamak said: (Sep 11, 2011)  
Taciturnity and dumbness are same things means not talkative.

Meenakshi said: (Oct 12, 2011)  
TACITURN : These people like neither to talk nor to listen - they act as if conversation is bore , even a painful waste of time.
So taciturnity is not talkative.

Dilip said: (Jan 9, 2012)  
Taciturnity means dumbness than why, reserve was preffered?

Arundeep said: (Jun 15, 2012)  
@Dilip.

Because reserve is the property of taciturnity.

i.e: ram is a reserve minded person he always try to sit in lonly place where nobody talk with him.

Anu said: (Nov 1, 2012)  
Reserve generally mean not talking to unknown people or relatives. that doesn't mean the person is dumb.

Sahithi said: (Oct 25, 2013)  
Dumbness means unable to speak, where as taciturnity mean less talkative or not interested in speaking with others.

Milan said: (Oct 30, 2014)  
Reserved can also be said as self centered?

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