tactless


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tact·less

 (tăkt′lĭs)
adj.
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.

tact′less·ly adv.
tact′less·ness n.

tact•less

(ˈtækt lɪs)

adj.
lacking in tact; offendingly blunt; undiplomatic.
[1840–50]
tact′less•ly, adv.
tact′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tactless - 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"
inconsiderate - lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others; "shockingly inconsiderate behavior"
inelegant - lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
tactful - having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"
2.tactless - revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"
maladroit - not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"

tactless

tactless

adjective
Lacking sensitivity and skill in dealing with others:
Translations
netaktní
taktløs
tahditon
bez takta
óháttvís
機転のきかない
재치 없는
neobziren
taktlös
ปราศจากยุทธวิธี
không lịch thiệp

tactless

[ˈtæktlɪs] ADJ [person] → falto de tacto, poco diplomático; [comment, behaviour] → indiscreto, poco diplomático
it was a tactless remarkfue un comentario poco diplomático or bastante indiscreto
how could you be so tactless?¿cómo puedes haber tenido tan poco tacto?¿cómo puedes haber sido tan poco diplomático?

tactless

[ˈtæktləs] adjqui manque de tact
a tactless remark → une remarque qui manque de tact
to be tactless → manquer de tact
to be tactless of sb → être un manque de tact de la part de qn
It was tactless of you to ask → C'était un manque de tact de ta part que de demander.

tactless

adjtaktlos; it was tactless of me to askes war taktlos or eine Taktlosikgeit von mir, zu fragen

tactless

[ˈtæktlɪs] adj (person) → privo/a di tatto, che manca di tatto; (remark) → indelicato/a

tact

(tӕkt) noun
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.
ˈtactful adjective
showing tact. a tactful person; tactful behaviour.
ˈtactfully adverb
ˈtactfulness noun
tactless adjective
without tact. a tactless person/remark.
ˈtactlessly adverb
ˈtactlessness noun

tactless

غَيْر لَبِق netaktní taktløs taktlos χοντροκομμένος falto de tacto tahditon indélicat bez takta indelicato 機転のきかない 재치 없는 tactloos taktløs nietaktowny sem diplomacia бестактный taktlös ปราศจากยุทธวิธี patavatsız không lịch thiệp 束手无策的
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Captain Giles' appearance excluding the sus- picion of mere sly malice, I came to the conclusion that he was simply the most tactless idiot on earth.
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