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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tact, tactfulness(noun)

    consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

    Synonyms:
    tact, tactfulness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tact(n)

    Address is that indefinable something which enables a man to gain his object without seeming exertion or contest, and generally with the favor and approval of those with whom he deals. It is a general power to direct to the matter in hand whatever qualities are most needed for it at the moment. It includes adroitness and discretion to know what to do or say and what to avoid; ingenuity to devise; readiness to speak or act; the dexterity that comes of practise; and tact, which is the power of fine touch as applied to human character and feeling. Courtesy and politeness are indispensable elements of good address. Compare SPEECH.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, adroitness, courtesy, dexterity, discretion, ingenuity, manners, politeness, readiness

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, boorishness, clownishness, clumsiness, fatuity, folly, ill manners, ill-breeding, rudeness, stupidity, unmannerliness, unwisdom

    Preposition:
    Address in dealing with opponents; the address of an accomplished intriguer; an address to the audience.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tact(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] touch, feeling, sense of feeling

  2. tact(n.)

    Synonyms:
    adroitness (in appreciating circumstances and acting accordingly), skill (in saying or doing what is most appropriate to the occasion), quick judgment, nice perception

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tact":

    sensitivity, touch

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How to use TACT in a sentence?

  1. Author Unknown:

    A little tact and wise management may often evade resistance, and carry a point, where direct force might be in vain.

  2. Daniel Post Senning:

    Those are important discussions to have, but they are controversial and require a level of discretion, care and tact to navigate. You have to think about your audience and the potential impact of those discussions.

  3. Angela Merkel:

    Personally, Ithink that illegal migration is one of the challenges for the European Unionand therefore I believe that we shouldn’t act unilaterally, that we shouldn’tact without coordination and that we shouldn’t act in a way that burdens thirdparties, involved.

  4. Perry Brass:

    I prefer the “tackiest” person in the world to the stylish person who has no tact.

  5. Winston Churchill:

    Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.

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