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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others adj. - Revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse.

Usage examples (38)
  • In the circumstances it was tactless to ask her age
  • Adjective : a tactless remark
  • Herr Sydney here and myself, surely it was 'tactless' of them?
  • As for Biden being 'tactless', I would suggest that's why Bibi considers him a straight shooter (aka "doesn't pull his punches"). for more
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