What is the opposite of outspoken?

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Opposite of speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly
“Aware of the potential for ridicule, or for having their sanity questioned, protesters, are naturally reticent about discussing these experiences.”
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Opposite of honest and straightforward in speech or behavior
“The audience took very little away from Mike's dissembling interview.”
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Opposite of open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters
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Opposite of honest or frank in nature
“While her response was quite cut-and-dried, some fans are still speculating the star is hiding her love life as evidenced by her indirect response to who her crush was.”
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Opposite of making or characterized by a noisy outcry
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Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
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(of a person) Opposite of stating something in a direct and unambiguous manner
“The film makes an implicit statement about our schizophrenic, debt-driven economy.”
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Opposite of rudely abrupt and unfriendly in nature
“It was civil, mutually respectful, and completely lacking in any personal animosity.”
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Opposite of showing strong feeling
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Opposite of honest, frank and forthright in nature
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Opposite of unaware or intentionally inconsiderate of someone else's feelings
“Is she usually thoughtful and considerate of you, or does she have a track record of thinking only of herself?”
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(informal) Opposite of honest in a blunt manner
“Their well-wishes sound incredibly contrived and rehearsed.”
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Opposite of not flattering
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Opposite of blunt and plain-spoken in one's manner of speaking or behavior
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Opposite of frank and realistic in the depiction of unpleasant situations
“The paintings of the Middle Ages were flat, misproportioned, lacking in depth and scale, lifeless, and unrealistic.”
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