Definition Of tactful


having or showing tact.

they need a tactful word of advice

Example Of tactful

  • Also, being a senior member of the firm, the best manners in such a situation would have been tactfully to gloss over the whole accident and pay the measly dry cleaning bill himself.

  • Another way is to ensure that managers are well trained in the art of tactfulness and diplomacy and given plenty of opportunity to experience living and working in different cultures.

  • ‘Harry is a next door neighbor,’ apologized Adam, in a whisper, ‘and is not known for his tactfulness .’

  • ‘You must remember, I had done drama for three-quarters of my career,’ he replies tactfully .

  • Be a catalyst for change by letting your actions and voices be heard in a diplomatic and tactful manner.

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