Definitions for tacttækt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a keen sense of what to say or do to avoid giving offense; skill in dealing with difficult situations; diplomacy.
a keen sense of what is appropriate or tasteful.
Origin of tact:
1150–1200; < L tāctus sense of touch <tag-, var. s. of tangere to touch
consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the ability to use words carefully to avoid upsetting people
You could have used a little more tact.
The sense of touch; feeling.
The stroke in beating time.
Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances.
the ability to deal with embarrassing situation carefully and without doing or saying anything that will annoy or upset other people, Careful consideration in dealing with others to avoid giving offense, the ability to say right thing.
the sense of touch; feeling
the stroke in beating time
sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances
Translations for tact
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
care and skill in one's behaviour to people, in order to avoid hurting or offending them
He showed tact in dealing with difficult customers.
- لَباقَه، كِياسَهArabic
- tatoPortuguese (BR)
- der TaktGerman
- διακριτικότητα, τακτGreek
- مردم داری؛ کاردانیFarsi
- takt, nježan i siguran postupakCroatian
- takts; takta izjūtaLatvian
- takt, finfølelseNorwegian
- takt, wyczuciePolish
- مردم داری؛ کاردانیPersian
- وخت پېژندنه، ځاى پېژندنه مهارت سليقه، شعور، ادراك ، هوښيارىPashto
- takt, jemnocit, vkusSlovak
- incelik, diplomasiTurkish
- 圓滑，得體Chinese (Trad.)
- такт, тактовністьUkrainian
- ہوشياري، حکمتUrdu
- sự tế nhịVietnamese
- 圆滑，得体Chinese (Simp.)
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