tactfulness

[ takt-fuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF tactfulness
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"Yes," I said, grateful for the screen's tactfulness, unintentional or not.

Would they end by proving her destruction, notwithstanding all her tactfulness?

My father's tactfulness toward us amounted almost to timidity.

The two girls showed their appreciation for his tactfulness in different ways.

They are heathen; but if the religious would enter there with love and tactfulness they would teach them.

An incident followed which once more showed the tactfulness of character so desirable and important in a Sovereign.

Still, I will give Kennedy credit for a tactfulness that I didn't know the old fellow possessed.

It speaks well for Henri's tactfulness that for a time at least this ménage à trois appears to have been quite amiably conducted.

"This is Kit Kennedy," said Vara, with a feeling that she must by her tactfulness carry off an awkward situation.

With much of his father's haughtiness of manner he combined a tactfulness and self-control which his father never exhibited.

WORD ORIGIN

1864, from tact + -ful. Related: Tactfully; tactfulness.

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