noun see tactless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tactlessness — index disrespect, impropriety, indiscretion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tactlessness — noun a) The state or quality of being tactless. His tactlessness combined with his bluntness made him many enemies. b) The result or product of being tactless …   Wiktionary

  • tactlessness — tactless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing a lack of tact. DERIVATIVES tactlessly adverb tactlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • tactlessness — See tactlessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • tactlessness — tact·less·ness || tæktlɪsnɪs n. lack of tact, lack of diplomacy, social ineptness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tactlessness — tact·less·ness …   English syllables

  • tactlessness — See: tactless …   English dictionary

  • tactlessness — noun the quality of lacking tact • Ant: ↑tactfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tactless • Hypernyms: ↑inconsideration, ↑inconsiderateness, ↑thoughtlessness …   Useful english dictionary

  • awkward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. clumsy, ungraceful, ungainly; gauche; embarrassing. See unskillfulness, difficulty. Ant., adroit, dexterous. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unskillful] Syn. clumsy, inept, maladroit, ungainly,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rudeness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. discourtesy, bad manners, vulgarity, incivility, impoliteness, impudence, disrespect, misbehavior, barbarity, unmannerliness, ill breeding, crudity, brutality, barbarism, tactlessness, boorishness, unbecoming conduct, lack… …   English dictionary for students

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