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Meaning of TACTFUL

Pronunciation:  'taktful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people; "by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone"; "a tactful way of correcting someone"
  2. [adj]  having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"
 

TACTFUL is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: diplomatic, diplomatical, discerning, discreet
 
 Antonyms: tactless, untactful
 
 See Also: considerate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tact"ful\, a.
Full of tact; characterized by a discerning sense of what is
right, proper, or judicious.

 

 

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