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Synonyms for retiring
rɪˈtaɪər ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retiring, unassuming(adj)

    not arrogant or presuming

    "unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work"; "a shy retiring girl"

    Synonyms:
    past(a), self-effacing, unassuming, preceding(a), retiring(a), reticent

    Antonyms:
    self-asserting, immodest, incoming, assertive, self-assertive

  2. past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)(adj)

    of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office

    "a retiring member of the board"

    Antonyms:
    self-asserting, immodest, incoming, assertive, self-assertive

  3. reticent, self-effacing, retiring(adj)

    reluctant to draw attention to yourself

    Synonyms:
    retiring(a), restrained, preceding(a), self-effacing, untalkative, reticent, unassuming, unemotional, past(a)

    Antonyms:
    immodest, self-assertive, assertive, incoming, self-asserting

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retiring

    Synonyms:
    modest, reserved, shy, unassuming, unobtrusive

    Antonyms:
    impertinent, intrusive, meddlesome, meddling, obtrusive, officious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retiring(a.)

    Synonyms:
    reserved, taciturn, shy, demure, bashful, diffident, modest, coy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    outgoing, retirement, pension, outbound, retreat, retraite, retire

How to pronounce retiring?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say retiring in sign language?

  1. retiring

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#258reserved
#3308retirement
#4936pension
#8206retreat
#10026modest
#10758outgoing
#11163shy
#12529retire
#18493outbound
#19227retiring
#26149restrained
#47406unobtrusive
#61086unassuming
#81424reticent
#87445retraite
#143480unemotional

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