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secretiveness

2 definitions found
 for secretiveness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Secretiveness \Se*cret"ive*ness\, n.
     1. The quality of being secretive; disposition or tendency to
        conceal.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Phren.) The faculty or propensity which impels to
        reserve, secrecy, or concealment.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  secretiveness
      n 1: characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's
           actions or purposes) [syn: closeness, secretiveness]
           [ant: nakedness, openness]
      2: the trait of keeping things secret [syn: secrecy,
         secretiveness, silence]