Need another word that means the same as “tact”? Find 15 synonyms and 30 related words for “tact” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Tact” are: tactfulness, sensitivity, understanding, thoughtfulness, consideration, delicacy, diplomacy, discretion, discernment, judgement, prudence, judiciousness, perception, subtlety, wisdom
Tact as a Noun
Definitions of "Tact" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “tact” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.
- Skill and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues.
Synonyms of "Tact" as a noun (15 Words)
|The process of giving careful thought to something.
The idea was motivated by political considerations.
|Fineness or intricacy of texture or structure.
I have to treat this matter with the utmost delicacy.
|Wisdom in the management of public affairs.
With perfect diplomacy he divided his attention between Meryl and Anthea.
|Delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values.
A man of discernment.
|The freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation.
She knew she could rely on his discretion.
|The mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations.
An error of judgement.
|Becoming aware of something via the senses.
Hollywood s perception of the tastes of the American public.
|Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress.
We need to exercise prudence in such important matters.
|Sensitivity to emotional feelings of self and others.
A galvanometer of extreme sensitivity.
|The quality of being difficult to detect or analyze.
The textural subtlety of Degas.
|Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.
|Consideration for the needs of other people.
I am touched by your thoughtfulness.
|An inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion.
He and I have an understanding.
|An Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC.
Usage Examples of "Tact" as a noun
- The inspector broke the news to me with tact and consideration.
Associations of "Tact" (30 Words)
|Possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done.
The manager had lost his ability to motivate the players.
|Equally skillful with each hand.
An ambidextrous surgeon.
|A natural ability to do something.
Children with an aptitude for painting and drawing.
|The quality of being appropriate or suitable.
The aptness of the punishment.
|Possessing muscular strength.
|Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.
She s a canny lass.
|The extent of someone’s or something’s ability.
The capability of a metal to be fused.
|An aircraft or spaceship.
|Skill in an occupation or trade.
I admire his engineering skills and craftsmanship.
|Skillful performance or ability without difficulty.
|Adroitness in using the hands.
His record testifies to a certain dexterity in politics.
|Careful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential or to avoid embarrassment.
A discreet cough.
|The creation of artistic pictures or diagrams.
|A licence or authorization from a Church authority.
There were then no tenured women on the faculty.
|Bring about or deal with (something) by using great delicacy and skill.
Orchestral playing of great finesse.
|Distinctive and stylish elegance.
She dressed with flair.
|The property of being ingenious.
Considerable ingenuity must be employed in writing software.
|Having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense.
Judicious use of one s money.
|With good judgement or sense.
Judiciously chosen words.
|A special way of doing something.
He had a knack for communicating.
|The art of writing poetry.
The terminology of traditional poetics.
|Ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight.
|The ability to do something well; expertise.
The skill of a well trained boxer.
|Adroitness in using the hands.
Except by sleight of logic the two positions cannot be harmonized.
|A method of writing rapidly.
|Showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people.
They need a tactful word of advice.
|People regarded as sexually attractive or as prospective sexual partners.
I signed all the talent in Rome.
|Endowed with talent or talents.
A talented young musician.
|Evidencing the possession of inside information.
In this wise.
|The degree of skill with which a product is made or a job done.
Cracks on the motorway were caused by poor workmanship.