Tactfulness in a sentence

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Definition of Tactfulness

  • consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

How to use tactfulness in a sentence. Tactfulness pronunciation.

Sophia was certain that the notion of tactfulness had not entered Constance's head.
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WESTMORE stayed just long enough not to break in too abruptly on the flow of her friend's reminiscences, and to impress herself on Mrs. Amherst's delighted eyes as an embodiment of tactfulness and grace-looking sympathetically about the little room, which, with its books, its casts, its photographs of memorable pictures, seemed, after all, a not incongruous setting to her charms; so that when she rose to go, saying, as her hand met Amherst's, "Tonight, then, you must tell me all about those poor Dillons," he had the sense of having penetrated so far into her intimacy that a new Westmore must inevitably result from their next meeting.
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Still, I will give Kennedy credit for a tactfulness that I didn't know the old fellow possessed.
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Three days would suffice to do what she wished here, and then she would return to Durban to her work there-to Alice Tynemouth, whose friendship and wonderful tactfulness had helped her in indefinable ways, as a more obvious sympathy never could have done.
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If anything, it is a proof of tactfulness on his part that he should have written rather than have spoken to me himself.
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Seeing Chilcote's bewilderment, he came to his rescue with brusque tactfulness.
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It was, like the audience, a well- balanced programme, which showed the tactfulness and political acumen of Miss Ashton.
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It speaks well for Henri's tactfulness that for a time at least this _menage a trois_ appears to have been quite amiably conducted.
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Feminine attentions may be overdone, and Mrs Bosenna showed more tactfulness than her maid.
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Examples of Tactfulness

Example #1
Constance had simply written out of her heart.
Example #2
No; it was something finer than tact!
Example #3
He had to rouse himself with an effort to take in the overseer's next observation.
Example #4
Duplain was in the passage; he had just come out of the kitchen, and the fact that he had been washing his hands in the sink was made evident by his rolled-back shirt-sleeves, and by the shiny redness of the knuckles he was running through his stiff black hair.
Example #5
He carried through the preliminary questions very well for a pseudo-doctor, appealing to me as his assistant on inconsequential things that enabled me to "save my face" perfectly.
Example #6
I felt that I would like to be in Fletcher's shoes-doubly so when, at Kennedy's request, he withdrew, leaving me to witness the torture of a woman of such fine sensibilities, already hunted remorselessly by her own thoughts.