tact definition

  • noun:
    • severe susceptibility from what is proper and appropriate in working with other people, including the power to talk or act without offending.
    • Archaic The feeling of touch.
    • The feeling of touch; feeling.
    • The swing in beating time.
    • fragile emotional touch; particular ability or faculty; great perception or discernment; prepared power of appreciating and doing understanding needed by conditions.
    • the capacity to deal with awkward circumstances very carefully and without performing or saying something that will annoy or disturb other people; careful consideration in dealing with other individuals to avoid offering offense; the ability to state right thing.
    • The sense of touch; experience.
    • The stroke in beating time.
    • Sensitive psychological touch; particular ability or professors; great perception or discernment; prepared energy of appreciating and doing what's needed by conditions.
    • A touching; touch.
    • The feeling of touch.
    • Mental perception; specially, good perception; intuitive feeling of what exactly is real, correct, or correct; fineness of discernment on action or conduct, particularly a fine feeling of how to prevent giving offense; power to do or state what's perfect for the desired effect; adroitness; cleverness; address.
    • In music, a beat or pulse; specially, the emphatic down-beat with which a measure starts; hence, additionally, a measure.
    • consideration in working with other individuals and avoiding giving offense

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