Antonyms of adj communicative

1 of 2 senses of communicative

Sense 2
communicative (vs. uncommunicative), communicatory -- (able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray)

uncommunicative (vs. communicative), incommunicative -- (not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions)
        => blank, vacuous -- (void of expression; "a blank stare")
        => close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped -- (inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it")
        => deadpan, expressionless, impassive, poker-faced, unexpressive -- (deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read")
        => incommunicado -- (without the means or right to communicate; "a prisoner held incommunicado"; "incommunicado political detainees")
        => inexpressive -- (not expressive; "an inexpressive face")
        => mum, silent -- (failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent")
        => unpronounceable, unutterable -- (very difficult to pronounce correctly; "an unpronounceable foreign word"; "unutterable consonant clusters")

Similarity of adj communicative

2 senses of communicative

Sense 1
communicative -- (of or relating to communication; "communicative arts")

Sense 2
communicative (vs. uncommunicative), communicatory -- (able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray)
       => anecdotic, anecdotal, anecdotical -- (characterized by or given to telling anecdotes; "anecdotal conversation"; "an anecdotal history of jazz"; "he was at his anecdotic best")
       => Bantu-speaking -- (able to communicate in Bantu)
       => blabbermouthed, leaky, talebearing (prenominal), tattling (prenominal) -- (prone to communicate confidential information)
       => chatty, gossipy, newsy -- (prone to friendly informal communication)
       => communicable -- (readily communicated; "communicable ideas")
       => communicational -- (used in communication; "he had few communicational grooves available for use")
       => English-speaking -- (able to communicate in English)
       => expansive, talkative -- (friendly and open and willing to talk; "wine made the guest expansive")
       => expressive -- (characterized by expression; "a very expressive face")
       => Finno-Ugric-speaking -- (able to communicate in a Finno-Ugric language)
       => Flemish-speaking -- (able to communicate in Flemish)
       => French-speaking -- (able to communicate in French)
       => Gaelic-speaking -- (able to communicate in Gaelic)
       => German-speaking -- (able to communicate in German)
       => gesticulating -- (making gestures while speaking; "her gesticulating hands and arms made words almost unnecessary")
       => gestural, nonverbal -- (being other than verbal communication; "the study of gestural communication"; "art like gesture is a form of nonverbal expression")
       => gestural, sign (prenominal), signed, sign-language (prenominal) -- (used of the language of the deaf)
       => heraldic -- (indicative of or announcing something to come; "the Beatles were heraldic of a new style of music")
       => Icelandic-speaking -- (able to communicate in Icelandic)
       => Italian-speaking -- (able to communicate in Italian)
       => Japanese-speaking -- (able to communicate in Japanese)
       => Kannada-speaking -- (able to communicate in Kannada)
       => Livonian-speaking -- (able to communicate in Livonian)
       => narrative -- (consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story; "narrative poetry")
       => nonverbal -- (involving little use of language; "a nonverbal intelligence test")
       => nonverbal -- (lacking verbal skill; "rural students often come from nonverbal backgrounds")
       => openhearted -- (freely communicative; candidly straightforward; "openhearted advice")
       => Oscan-speaking -- (able to communicate in Oscan)
       => outspoken, vocal -- (given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly")
       => Russian-speaking -- (able to communicate in Russian)
       => Samoyedic-speaking -- (able to communicate in Samoyedic)
       => Semitic-speaking -- (able to communicate in a Semitic language)
       => Siouan-speaking -- (able to communicate in a Siouan language)
       => Spanish-speaking -- (able to communicate in Spanish)
       => Turkic-speaking -- (able to communicate in Turkic)
       => verbal -- (communicated in the form of words; "verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest")
       => yarn-spinning -- (inclined to tell long and involved stories (often of incredible happenings))
          Also See-> articulate#1; voluble#1

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