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Synonyms for tactful

Synonyms for tactful

showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others

Synonyms for tactful

having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others

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showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people


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The debate over the future of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is a clash between a tactful perspective on managing resources for human benefit and a caring perspective that aims to understand, value and protect nature.
The interviewing officer is as tactful as she can be.
To many, after all, drone strikes--the controversial subject of this tense but appropriately tactful ethics study--still feel like something that should be a practical and legal impossibility.
Muhammad Rizalman to the New Zealand authorities is handled in a tactful manner, seamless and in accordance with the due process of law and respecting his fundamental rights," the statement said.
We had to be terribly tactful about how we approached him over it.
But we had to be terribly tactful about how we approached him over it - just a little quick comb, before he had a chance to have a go at us.
Family massacred in master bedroom" is certainly a great way to grab readers' attention, as is the similarly tactful "Maid goes on killing spree in JBR".
Speaking to the media after a Fight Crime Committee meeting today, Mr Lai said the guidelines will provide step-by-step procedures, enabling officers to serve citizens in a professional, tactful and fair manner.
According to the survey, while men spend two-thirds of that time worrying about the decision and deciding the most tactful way to break the news to their partner, women make a snap decision based on emotional honesty.
Miss Lawson interrupted and said: "You don't need to be tactful about death.
NNA - 24/06/2012 Prime Minister Najib Mikati recommended Turkey resolve its latest crisis with Syria in an astute and tactful manner, during a phone call with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Saturday night.
It really does need to be taken seriously before it spoils it for those of us who are tactful and respectful.
Five decision-making behaviors were identified: 1) resourcefulness, 2) tactful communication, 3) flexibility, 4) decisiveness, and 5) an awareness of the big picture.
What makes being tactful part of being an effective leader?
It doesn't pay for women to be helpful, tactful and agreeable.