untactful


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untactful

(ʌnˈtæktfʊl)
adj
not tactful; tactless
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Adj.1.untactful - 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
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untactful

adjective
Lacking sensitivity and skill in dealing with others:
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Even before his return to England, however, he excited a reaction, by his abundantly justified but untactful condemnation of American piracy of English books; and this reaction was confirmed by his subsequent caricature of American life in 'American Notes' and 'Martin Chuzzlewit.' For a number of years during the middle part of his career Dickens devoted a vast amount of energy to managing and taking the chief part in a company of amateur actors, who performed at times in various cities.
"I have been that overweight young person who had that conversation with a teacher and the way the teacher handled it was very untactful and a very vulnerable part of my life," she said.
Similarly, the same trend for the "Anxious," "Hypersensitive," "Rigid," and "Untactful" personality traits was reported [35].