Definition of tactfulness in US English:



  • See tactful

    • ‘Your diplomacy, responsible nature and tactfulness will make you popular at your workplace.’
    • ‘More than that, it is the essence of delicacy and tactfulness in American film.’
    • ‘‘Harry is a next door neighbor,’ apologized Adam, in a whisper, ‘and is not known for his tactfulness.’’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I had never been able to let go of caution, even when the constant tactfulness and consideration became painful.’