noun see undemonstrative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • undemonstrativeness — n. quality of being undemonstrative (reserved, unemotional, reticent) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undemonstrativeness — un·demonstrativeness …   English syllables

  • undemonstrativeness — noun see undemonstrative * * * undemonˈstrativeness (↑demonstrativeness) n(1) • • • Main Entry: ↑un …   Useful english dictionary

  • undemonstrative — adjective Date: 1836 restrained in expression of feeling ; reserved • undemonstratively adverb • undemonstrativeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • undemonstrative — undemonstratively, adv. undemonstrativeness, n. /un deuh mon streuh tiv/, adj. not given to open exhibition or expression of emotion, esp. of affection. [1840 50; UN 1 + DEMONSTRATIVE] Syn. reserved, shy; unresponsive, impassive. * * * …   Universalium

  • coldness — Synonyms and related words: Laodiceanism, absolute zero, algidity, aloofness, anesthesia, autism, backwardness, bashfulness, bitterness, blankness, bleakness, briskness, callosity, callousness, carnality, catatonia, chill, chilliness, cold, cold… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • constraint — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abstinence, aloofness, aplomb, arrest, arrestation, backwardness, bashfulness, blankness, caging, calm, calmness, check, chilliness, circumscription, coaction, coercion, coldness, composure, compulsion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • detachment — Synonyms and related words: Jim Crow, KP, Olympian detachment, abstraction, abulia, accidia, acedia, adjunct, age group, alienation, aloneness, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apartheid, apartness, apathy, army, army group …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discretion — Synonyms and related words: airtight secrecy, aloofness, alternate choice, alternative, animus, anticipation, appetence, appetency, appetite, backwardness, bashfulness, blankness, calculation, canniness, care, careful consideration, carefulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • distance — Synonyms and related words: aloofness, ambit, amplitude, angle, area, arena, back, backdrop, background, backwardness, base, bashfulness, blankness, breadth, chill, chilliness, coldness, compass, constraint, coolness, detach, detachment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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