Definition of Tactfulness

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

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



Definition of Tactfulness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being tactful. ¹

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Definition of Tactfulness

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Literary usage of Tactfulness

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1. The Job, the Man, the Boss by Katherine Melvina Huntsinger Blackford, Arthur Newcomb (1914)
"tactfulness One who loves men and understands them will usually have the quality of tactfulness and the faculty of putting others at their ease, ..."

2. The Job, the Man, the Boss by Katherine Melvina Huntsinger Blackford, Arthur Newcomb (1914)
"tactfulness One who loves men and understands them will usually have the ... of tactfulness and the faculty of putting others at their ease, but this is not ..."

3. The Journal of Educational Research by Educational Research Association (U.S. (1921)
"The results showed that the judges regarded such non-intelligence traits as industry, loyalty, honesty, tactfulness, sympathy, and cheerfulness as weighing ..."

4. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1921)
"The results showed that the judges regarded such non-intelligence traits as industry, loyalty, honesty, tactfulness, sympathy, and cheerfulness as weighing ..."

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