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See definition of tactlessness on Dictionary.com
  • as inawkwardness
  • as inindiscretion
  • as inrudeness

synonyms for tactlessness

  • ignorance
  • ineptitude
  • amateurishness
  • artlessness
  • boorishness
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • greenness
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • maladroitness
  • rudeness
  • uncouthness
  • ungainliness
  • unskillfulness
  • cloddishness
  • inexpertness
  • oafishness
  • uncoordination

antonyms for tactlessness

MOST RELEVANT
  • politeness
  • sophistication
  • artfulness
  • cleverness
  • convenience
  • dexterity
  • ease
  • easiness
  • elegance
  • grace
  • handiness
  • skill
  • straightforwardness
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How to use tactlessness in a sentence

His isolating and aggressive pride engendered a tactlessness which often spoilt any chances of advancement that came his way.
SOUVENIR OF THE GEORGE BORROW CELEBRATIONJAMES HOOPER
What most people like is loquaciousness and its kindred vice tactlessness.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
Then with fatal tactlessness: "He won't even give you the little that he can, according to your own story."
THE GREAT GOD SUCCESSJOHN GRAHAM (DAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS)
Nelson's professional pride was for ever being needlessly hurt by Admiralty tactlessness.
DRAKE, NELSON AND NAPOLEONWALTER RUNCIMAN
If he did say it, however, it was somewhat in keeping with the tactlessness which he occasionally showed.
WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTTHARRY THURSTON PECK
Annoyed with my tactlessness in letting him know anything about it, I kicked Humphrey off his stool.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, OCTOBER 14, 1914VARIOUS
Impulse had not really betrayed him: the mistake had been in his tactlessness, in a lack of worldly knowledge.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 2COMPTON MACKENZIE
Narli realized that he had again overstepped the invisible boundary between candor and tactlessness.
THE VILBAR PARTYEVELYN E. SMITH
Bennington felt a momentary disgust at her tactlessness, but covered it with some laughing sally of his own.
THE CLAIM JUMPERSSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
This under the circumstance illustrates his tactlessness better than any amount of description.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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