Definition of Tact

1. Noun. Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.

Exact synonyms: Tactfulness
Generic synonyms: Considerateness, Consideration, Thoughtfulness
Specialized synonyms: Delicacy, Diplomacy, Discreetness, Finesse, Address, Savoir-faire
Derivative terms: Tactful, Tactful
Antonyms: Tactlessness



Definition of Tact

1. n. The sense of touch; feeling.

Definition of Tact

1. Noun. The sense of touch; feeling. ¹

2. Noun. (music) The stroke in beating time. ¹

3. Noun. Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances. ¹

4. Noun. The ability to deal with embarrassing situations carefully and without doing or saying anything that will annoy or upset other people; careful consideration in dealing with others to avoid giving offense; the ability to say right thing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tact

1. skill in dealing with delicate situations [n -S]

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