having or showing tact <the actor is politic in discussing the aborted film project, being content to say that there were “creative differences”> Related Words considerate
Near Antonyms discourteous
suitable for bringing about a desired result under the circumstances <it probably would not be politic to tell your boss that his latest idea is the worst thing you've ever heard>
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