tactlessly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.tactlessly - without tact; in a tactless manner; "at the moment of the murder, he is standing in front of television cameras and talking tactlessly"
tactfully - showing tact or tactfulness; in a tactful manner; "he stepped tactfully in to prevent trouble"
Translations
بِدون لَباقَه
hrubě
meî óháttvísi
patavatsızca

tactlessly

[ˈtæktlɪslɪ] ADVcon poco tacto

tactlessly

[ˈtæktləsli] advsans tact

tactlessly

advtaktlos

tactlessly

[ˈtæktlɪslɪ] advsenza tatto

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
References in classic literature ?
"I shall go on in the same way, losing my temper with Ivan the coachman, falling into angry discussions, expressing my opinions tactlessly; there will be still the same wall between the holy of holies of my soul and other people, even my wife; I shall still go on scolding her for my own terror, and being remorseful for it; I shall still be as unable to understand with my reason why I pray, and I shall still go on praying; but my life now, my whole life apart from anything that can happen to me, every minute of it is no more meaningless, as it was before, but it has the positive meaning of goodness, which I have the power to put into it."
But, tactlessly, the Hindu ruler of Jammu and Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh, destroyed the future of Kashmiri people by announcing its accession to India under a controversial document titled the Instrument of Accession.
They discovered that I was the problem, they diagnosed low sperm count and we were treating it, but the more we treated it, the more the count kept dropping; and then we visited a specialist hospital and met this young doctor who took a look at my test result and said, rather tactlessly, 'Mr Olugbodi, with the result I'm seeing here, you can't impregnate any woman in your life.' I left his office feeling so sorry for myself and also for my wife.
Just as the MC was telling the audience to give the representatives to "please be upstanding to recognize...," Wu "brazenly extended her salty pig hand," tactlessly stretched her arm in front of the U.S.
In the redrawing of the map of Europe after the defeat of Napoleon, Norway still did not gain its independence but was forced into union with Sweden under Karl Johan who tactlessly had his palace in Oslo built by gangs of Norwegian prisoners in chains.
Tactlessly, the levelized tariff for both solar and coal energy were the same.
Eliot's interruption of JM's "tactful privacy" hence may seem, as if tapping on the studiously turned shoulder of the poet, tactlessly to disrupt lyric solitude.
But, tactlessly, the then Hindu ruler of Jammu and Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh, destroyed the future of Kashmiri people by announcing its accession to India under a controversial document, Instrument of Accession.
However, the lame-duck Government of Manmohan Singh did not want to be portrayed as 'authoritarian' and Congress did not want BJP to cry that the days of Emergency were back, even while its administrators tactlessly dealt with RSS-sponsored 'mass movements'.
It is tactlessly about just that Latino gangbanger-migrant connection that the Trump administration seeks to exploit and amplify at every opportunity; Sheridan fuses this with a war-on-terror aesthetic taken from the foreign policy of previous administrations.
Instead, I had mocked their struggles and tactlessly jumped into the conclusion that theirs was a lesser problem.
Our passports were checked four times as our guide, with a smile glued to his face, was announcing lunch arrangements, finishing with a tactlessly facetious rhetorical question: 'Is anyone planning to ignore lunch and to starve themselves like the North Korean people?'