tactlessly

tactless

[takt-lis]
adjective
lacking tact; showing no tact; undiplomatic; offendingly blunt: a tactless remark.

Origin:
1840–50; tact + -less

tactlessly, adverb
tactlessness, noun


rude, inconsiderate, thoughtless, brash, boorish.
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tact (tækt)
 
n
1.  a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others, so as to avoid giving offence or to win good will; discretion
2.  skill or judgment in handling difficult or delicate situations; diplomacy
 
[C17: from Latin tactus a touching, from tangere to touch]
 
'tactful
 
adj
 
'tactfully
 
adv
 
'tactfulness
 
n
 
'tactless
 
adj
 
'tactlessly
 
adv
 
'tactlessness
 
n

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