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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others adj. - Showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people.

Usage examples (39)
  • She was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion
  • I would have tried to remain tactful, but I definitely would have spoken up.
  • Such, then, is the man who observes the mean, whether he be called tactful or ready-witted.
  • Once the business is given the tools needed to streamline its processes, it's crucial for IT to remain tactful. for more
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