Definition of taciturnity in English:

taciturnity

Pronunciation /ˌtasəˈtərnədē/ /ˌtæsəˈtərnədi/

noun

See taciturn

‘He was true to his heritage in valuing hard work, frugality, practicality, and taciturnity.’
  • ‘But I think, too, of hours spent alone with him as an interviewer, seeking to overcome his calculated taciturnity in an exercise I likened to mining gold with a plastic teaspoon.’
  • ‘After all those years of taciturnity in male cinema, the floodgates opened and we were deluged by talk.’
  • ‘I avoided his stares and finished the meal in silence, surprising Gretchen with my unaccustomed taciturnity.’
  • ‘It was a period when middle-class fathers often withdrew behind taciturnity and rituals of manliness, when mothers stifled their finer feelings and aspirations behind domestic routines.’