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synonyms for tactfulness

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

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

With much of his father's haughtiness of manner he combined a tactfulness and self-control which his father never exhibited.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Obviously the young man was improving in tactfulness under the stimulus of circumstances.
THE MASTER OF WARLOCKGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
However gifted one may be, he cannot win conspicuous laurels in any calling or avocation, if he be deficient in tactfulness.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON
Logical thought, power of appeal and tactfulness never fail to command attention and respect.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON
She smiled at him with the exasperating tactfulness of a woman checking a flirtation; a smile like an airy pat on the arm.
MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
The voice had an insinuating quality, but it also had a measured force, a subterranean insistence, a winning tactfulness.
THE RIGHT OF WAY, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The tactfulness which their life of self-expression, and therefore of trained perception, tends to engender, is another.
WHAT IS AND WHAT MIGHT BEEDMOND HOLMES
It was a trying moment for the Admiral, but his ingenuity and tactfulness rose to the occasion.
MAKERS OF ELECTRICITYBROTHER POTAMIAN
Dr. Weilen's tactfulness made it easy to guide the conversation into general channels.
SIMON EICHELKATZ; THE PATRIARCHULRICH FRANK
It strengthened also the opinion of citizens generally in their estimate of the wise management and tactfulness of the President.
ABRAHAM LINCOLNGEORGE HAVEN PUTNAM
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