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1. tactful

adjective. ['ˈtæktfəl'] showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people.

Synonyms

  • diplomatic
  • kid-glove

Antonyms

  • impolitic
  • undiscriminating
  • uncritical

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Words that Rhyme with Tactful

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Example sentences of the word tactful


1. Adjective
Choose someone your parents like and trust, someone you know will be tactful and respectful.

Quotes containing the word tactful


1. Albus Severus,"Harry said quietly, so that nobody but Ginny could hear, and she was tactful enough to pretend to be waving to Rose, who was now on the train, "you were named for two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was probably the bravest man I ever knew.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. I hate the way, once you start to know someone, care about them, their behavior can distress you, even when it's unreasonable and not your fault, even if you were really trying to be careful, tactful.
- Tanith Lee, Wolf Star

2. tactful

adjective. ['ˈtæktfəl'] having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others.

Synonyms

  • discreet
  • considerate

Antonyms

  • tactless
  • undiscerning
  • unperceptive
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