Definitions for tacttækt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tact, tactfulness(noun)

    consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

Wiktionary

  1. tact(Noun)

    The sense of touch; feeling.

  2. tact(Noun)

    The stroke in beating time.

  3. tact(Noun)

    Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances.

  4. tact(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tact(noun)

    the sense of touch; feeling

  2. Tact(noun)

    the stroke in beating time

  3. Tact(noun)

    sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tact

    takt, n. adroitness in managing the feelings of persons dealt with: nice perception in seeing and doing exactly what is best in the circumstances: (mus.) the stroke in keeping time.—adjs. Tact′ful; Tac′tile, that may be touched or felt.—ns. Tactil′ity, state of being tactile: touchiness; Tac′tion, act of touching: sense of touch.—adj. Tact′less, without tact.—n. Tact′lessness.—adj. Tact′ūal, relating to, or derived from, the sense of touch.—adv. Tact′ūally.—n. Tact′us, the sense of touch. [L. tactustangĕre, tactum, to touch.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tact in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Orne Jewett:

    Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading.

  2. Unknown:

    Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

  3. Howard Newton:

    Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

  5. Eddie Cantor:

    Truth or tact You have to choose. Most times they are not compatible.

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