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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.”
Opposite of open, honest, and direct in speech or expression, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters
Opposite of making or characterized by a noisy outcry
Opposite of rather direct or abrupt in speech or manner
Opposite of blunt or forthright in speech or expression
Opposite of honest and straightforward in speech or behavior
“The audience took very little away from Mike's dissembling interview.”
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.”
Opposite of persuasive or forceful in speech or writing
(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.”
Opposite of rudely abrupt and unfriendly in nature
“It was civil, mutually respectful, and completely lacking in any personal animosity.”
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?”
(informal) Opposite of honest in a blunt manner
“Their well-wishes sound incredibly contrived and rehearsed.”
Opposite of aggressively or blatantly confrontational
Opposite of critical or uncomplimentary in nature
Opposite of blunt and plain-spoken in one's manner of speaking or behavior
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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