Definitions for tactlessˈtækt lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tact•lessˈtækt lɪs(adj.)

  1. lacking in tact; offendingly blunt; undiplomatic.

Origin of tactless:

1840–50

tact′less•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tactless, untactful(adj)

    lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others

    "in the circumstances it was tactless to ask her age"

  2. inept, tactless(adj)

    revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse

    "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tactless(adjective)ˈtækt lɪs

    not showing or using tact

    a tactless man; Her answer was tactless.

Wiktionary

  1. tactless(Adjective)

    having no tact; unaware or intentionally inconsiderate of someone else's feelings

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tactless(adj)

    destitute of tact


Translations for tactless

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

tactless(adjective)

without tact

a tactless person/remark.

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