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"
showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people;
"by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone"
"a tactful way of correcting someone"
"the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill"
- A tactful remark eased her embarrassment.
- Our rather tactful suggestions were lost upon them.
A tactful man..writes nothing likely to offend public opinion.出自： P. H. Gibbs
The..architect..had a reputation for the tactful handling of old houses.出自： M. Girouard
- diplomatic 外交的
- kind 亲切的
- accommodating 乐于助人的
- graceful 优雅的
- discreet 谨慎的
- sensitive 灵敏的
- delicate 微妙的
- thoughtful 深思的
- considerate 考虑周到的
- perceptive 敏感的
- insightful 有深刻见解的...
- discerning 有见识的
- skilful 熟练的
- skillful 熟练的
- dexterous 灵巧的
- subtle 微妙的
- judicious 明智的
- careful 小心谨慎的
- polite 有礼貌的
- kid-glove 过分讲究的
- tactless 无机智的