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tactless

[takt-lis] /ˈtækt lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking tact; showing no tact; undiplomatic; offendingly blunt:
a tactless remark.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; tact + -less
Related forms
tactlessly, adverb
tactlessness, noun
Synonyms
rude, inconsiderate, thoughtless, brash, boorish.
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Word Origin and History for tactlessness

tactless

adj.

1847, from tact + -less. Related: Tactlessly; tactlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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