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TACTFULNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does tactfulness mean? 

TACTFULNESS (noun)
  The noun TACTFULNESS has 1 sense:

1. consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence

  Familiarity information: TACTFULNESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TACTFULNESS (noun)


Sense 1tactfulness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

tact; tactfulness

Hypernyms ("tactfulness" is a kind of...):

considerateness; consideration; thoughtfulness (kind and considerate regard for others)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tactfulness"):

delicacy; diplomacy; discreetness; finesse (subtly skillful handling of a situation)

address; savoir-faire (social skill)

Antonym:

tactlessness (the quality of lacking tact)


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