tactful

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adjective tact·ful \ˈtakt-fəl\

Definition of tactful

  1. :  having or showing tact

tactfully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

tactfulness

noun

Examples of tactful in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

tactful

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adjective tact·ful \ˈtakt-fəl\

Definition of tactful for English Language Learners

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


TACTFUL Defined for Kids

tactful

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adjective tact·ful \ˈtakt-fəl\

Definition of tactful for Students

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

tactfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb

tactfulness

noun


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