she was extremely reticent about her personal affairs
temperamentally disinclined to talk
restrained: cool and formal in manner
reluctant to draw attention to yourself
(reticently) with reticence; in a reticent manner; "she answered the questions reticently"
(reticence) reserve: the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary
Standards of modesty (also called demureness or reticence) are aspects of the culture of a country or people, at a given point in time, and is a measure against which an individual in society may be judged.
Keeping one's thoughts and opinions to oneself; reserved or restrained
(reticence) the avoidance of saying too much; a silent nature
(reticence) not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily. "But there was a new reticence to Khanum Taheri's demeanor” (157).
means silent or reserved, not unwilling. [So, you probably are not reticent to go out to dinner with a client.]
Moderately laid-back. Describes the sound of a system whose frequency response is dished-down through the midrange. The opposite of forward.
habitually silent or uncommunicative.
(adj) - reluctant; quiet, reserved
A wine that is not exhibiting much aroma or bouquet characteristics perhaps due to its youth. It can be described as the sense that a wine is "holding back".