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Tactful meaning in English

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1. tactful

having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others

Example Sentences:
'she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion'
'a tactful remark eased her embarrassment'

2. kid-glove, tactful

showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people

Example Sentences:
'by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone'
'a tactful way of correcting someone'
'the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of tactful
having or showing tact

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of tactful
Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet: a tactful person; a tactful remark.

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