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1. tact

noun. ['ˈtækt'] consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.

Synonyms

  • address
  • tactfulness
  • discreetness
  • savoir-faire
  • delicacy
  • consideration
  • diplomacy
  • thoughtfulness
  • considerateness

Antonyms

  • inconsideration
  • tactlessness
  • go
  • skew

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Words that Rhyme with Tact

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Example sentences of the word tact


1. Noun, singular or mass
The man who discovered it had no idea it was so old, because it was so in tact.

2. Adjective
Writing a letter in this type of uncomfortable situation requires tact and talent.

Quotes containing the word tact


1. Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
- Isaac Newton

2. Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.
- Dr. Seuss

3. Don't flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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