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Definition of Tact


  1. The sense of touch; feeling.
  2. The stroke in beating time.
  3. Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances.

Tact Quotations

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln

Step with care and great tact ,and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.
Dr. Seuss

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Isaac Newton

Don't flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Samuel Butler
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Tact Translations

tact in Dutch is ritme, tact, maat, beleid
tact in Finnish is tahti
tact in French is cadence, tact, mesure
tact in German is Takt
tact in Hungarian is tapintat
tact in Italian is tatto
tact in Spanish is tacto
tact in Swedish is taktfullhet, takt

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