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Synonyms for tact
tækt

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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:

    sensitivity, touch

How to pronounce tact?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to use tact in a sentence?

  1. Faiz Shakir:

    We made issues contrasts with Joe Biden repeatedly, and I think that there's a question of tact and approach, bernie Sanders is going to do it in a way that Bernie Sanders felt comported with Bernie Sanders own integrity.

  2. Unknown:

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

  3. Howard Newton:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Marquis de Sade:

    It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.


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