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Mrs. Brereton wondered in her own mind where Maud could have got her tactlessness from.

And, as the just reply to tactlessness is truth, also tactless, he let Evelyn have it.

But they were used to tactlessness from Willie, and they merely winked mutually.

It was evident that such a state of affairs portended something more serious than tactlessness or mismanagement.

His isolating and aggressive pride engendered a tactlessness which often spoilt any chances of advancement that came his way.

Inaccuracy and tactlessness, however, seemed to haunt Mr Froude like evil spirits.

In the talk at table the family, with Teuton tactlessness, now and then cried out the surpassing merits of the German young man.

Miss Ralston reproached herself for her tactlessness, and proceeded to make amends.

Talkativeness, like tactlessness, has an undeniable face value that largely disappears on inspection.

If he did say it, however, it was somewhat in keeping with the tactlessness which he occasionally showed.

WORD ORIGIN

1847, from tact + -less. Related: Tactlessly; tactlessness.

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