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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Without a keen sense of what to do or say in a difficult or delicate situation in order to maintain good relations with others or avoid offense

Usage examples (35)
  • "You said you didn't miss it a-tall," Lone recalled tactlessly.
  • I'm afraid I expressed myself tactlessly, but it seemed obvious.
  • I pushed tactlessly through the crowd, leaving my family to cope.
  • But it irked her that he had so tactlessly pointed out how bad she looked. for more
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