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Definition of "incommunicative" [in•com•mu•ni•ca•tive]

  • Not disposed to be forthcoming or communicative; uncommunicative: an incommunicative press secretary. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incommunicative" in a sentence
  • "Do we credit her early opinion that he was closed and incommunicative?"
  • "The Cohen family adopted a young survivor who had become incommunicative, and this adopted brother eventually told his story to a receptive yet vulnerable listener, his fourteen-year old adoptive sister, Liliane."
  • "I am so disgusted by the slow-moving, unresponsive, incommunicative and, well, intellectually-asleep staff I observed that I am already dreading the return flight."