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Synonyms for tact
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tact, tactfulness(noun)

    consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

    Synonyms:
    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tact

    Synonyms:
    nicety, perception, address, adroitness, expertness, faculty, knack, dexterity, sensitiveness, skill, taste, discrimination, judgment, critique

    Antonyms:
    coarseness, insensitiveness, awkwardness, indiscrimination, indiscretion

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

How to pronounce tact?

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Karen
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How to use tact in a sentence?

  1. Duncan Dickson:

    Since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, guest expectations have been set on a new level, be Our Guest at Disney and Diagon Alley have only added to that. Every new technology and theming tact that the companies take raises the bar.

  2. Winston Churchill:

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

  3. Unknown:

    Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

  4. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies they are ready enough to tell them.

  5. Perry Brass:

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


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