Definition of retiring:
modest, reserved, restrained, unemotional, timid, unassertive, unobtrusive, past, diffident, receding, restraint, untalkative, unassuming, outgoing, reticent, backward, unnoticeable, coy, demure, shy, bashful, preceding, humble, self-effacing, retreating, quiet.
- "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
- "The Purgatory of St. Patrick", Pedro Calderon de la Barca.
- "Ruggles of Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.