adjective Date: 14th century incommunicable <
uncommunicable grief

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  • uncommunicable — uncommunicably, adv. /un keuh myooh ni keuh beuhl/, adj. incommunicable. [1350 1400; ME; see UN 1, COMMUNICABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • uncommunicable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not speaking freely or openly: close, close mouthed, incommunicable, incommunicative, reserved, reticent, silent, taciturn, tightlipped, uncommunicative. See RESTRAINT, SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

  • uncommunicable — adj. not communicable, not contagious, not transmittable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncommunicable — un·communicable …   English syllables

  • uncommunicable — /ʌnkəˈmjunɪkəbəl/ (say unkuh myoohnikuhbuhl) adjective → incommunicable. –uncommunicably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • uncommunicable — “+ adjective : incommunicable …   Useful english dictionary

  • close — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. compact, dense, firm; stifling, oppressive, muggy, stale, stuffy; stingy, tight fisted, niggardly; taut; confining, constrictive; near, intimate; secretive, reticent, reserved; approximate. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • reserved — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. undemonstrative, diffident, distant, reticent; set aside. See modesty, silence, store. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Held on reservation] Syn. appropriated, preempted, claimed, private, booked, engaged …   English dictionary for students

  • uncommunicative — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. taciturn, reticent; secretive. See taciturnity, secret. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. reticent, silent, evasive; see quiet 2 , reserved 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. closemouthed, *tight… …   English dictionary for students

  • incommunicable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. not contagious, not catching, retained, kept in, inexpressible, unutterable. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Not speaking freely or openly: close, close mouthed, incommunicative, reserved, reticent, silent,… …   English dictionary for students

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