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tactful

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adjective tact·ful \ˈtakt-fəl\

Simple Definition of tactful

  • : careful not to offend or upset other people : having or showing tact

Full Definition of tactful

  1. :  having or showing tact

tact·ful·ly play \-fə-lē\ adverb
tact·ful·ness noun

Examples of tactful

  1. He gave a tactful critique of her story.

  2. It was tactful of her not to criticize me in front of my boss.



1864

First Known Use of tactful

1864


TACTFUL Defined for Kids

tactful

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adjective tact·ful \ˈtakt-fəl\

Definition of tactful

  1. :  having or showing the ability to do or say things without offending other people

tact·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
tact·ful·ness noun




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