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synonyms for tact

  • common sense
  • discretion
  • prudence
  • refinement
  • sensitivity
  • subtlety
  • acumen
  • acuteness
  • address
  • adroitness
  • amenity
  • aptness
  • care
  • consideration
  • control
  • courtesy
  • delicacy
  • diplomacy
  • discernment
  • discrimination
  • gallantry
  • head
  • intelligence
  • judgment
  • penetration
  • perception
  • perspicacity
  • poise
  • policy
  • presence
  • repose
  • skill
  • smoothness
  • suavity
  • tactfulness
  • understanding
  • urbanity
  • delicatesse
  • good taste
  • horse sense
  • politicness
  • savoir faire
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antonyms for tact

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  • carelessness
  • agitation
  • bad manners
  • disregard
  • ignorance
  • impoliteness
  • inability
  • ineptness
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • omission
  • rudeness
  • stupidity
  • thoughtlessness
  • upset
  • indiscretion
  • tactlessness
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How to use tact in a sentence

Even the annual TV upfront model has remained largely in tact.
HOW THE FUTURE OF TV AND STREAMING HAS – AND HASN’T – BEEN RESHAPED SO FAR BY 2020TIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
WarnerMedia is taking a different tact in pitching its streaming service than NBCUniversal did when lining up advertisers for its Peacock streamer.
WARNERMEDIA EYES SPRING DEBUT FOR HBO MAX’S AD-SUPPORTED TIERTIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 10, 2020DIGIDAY
However, the broad outline of the traditional upfront model remains in tact.
‘THERE WASN’T A HUGE SHIFT’: TV UPFRONT MARKET DID NOT UNDERGO EXPECTED OVERHAUL THIS YEARTIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020DIGIDAY
With the chilly, 50-degree water discharging from Glen Canyon Dam and temperatures soaring over 100 degrees most days, it took considerable tact to regulate between such extremes.
THE GEAR YOU NEED TO BRING ON A 225-MILE RIVER TRIPMITCH BRETONSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
So long as Quibi can continue churning out shows, so long as it is able to learn what does and does not work and change tact accordingly, Quibi has a shot.
‘THEY GOT THE MEMO’: QUIBI CHANGES TONE, TACT AFTER FAILED DEBUTTIM PETERSONAUGUST 12, 2020DIGIDAY
Under his rough exterior Soult hid great powers of business, a keen perspicacity, and much tact.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It made him feel important and he appreciated the tact that made it almost seem as though he had been expected.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
If he had ever prided himself upon his tact, he was aware that to-day it would be a most miserable failure.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
As railway secretary of the Board of Trade he was particularly distinguished for tact, strength and moderation.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The imperial army had to be disbanded—a most unpopular and thankless task, requiring both tact and firmness.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO TACT

  • balance
  • confidence
  • coolness
  • equanimity
  • nerve
  • nonchalance
  • poise
  • self-possession
  • surety
  • tact
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