Meaning of taciturnity

tac•i•tur•ni•ty

Pronunciation: (tas"i-tûr'ni-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. the state or quality of being reserved or reticent in conversation.
  2. the relinquishing of a legal right through an unduly long delay, as by the silence of the creditor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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