Definitions

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  • adjective Not tactful

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  • adjective lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others

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Examples

  • So unstoppable was his passion that it overwhelmed the management confusion in the Yankee organization created by his frequent top-level changes and untactful communications.

    On Leadership: Leading the Steinbrenner way?

  • While I am a very blunt and untactful sometimes sarcastic person, one post he deleted from a gauyu named “Fred” simply said something to the effect of:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Responses to Comments

  • I love your "whatEVAH"...it happens to the best of us, even our best effort with fitness and diet don't seem to stop the inconsiderate, untactful, ignorance of what YOU SHOULD NOT ASK A PERSON!

    It Just May Not Be In The Cards For Me

  • As for my writing style being untactful and ungraceful - Thank You!

    A Taste of Right-Wing Hate Mail

  • Currently I am just "dating" around some people may use the term "whoring" but "whoring around" sounds so untactful.

    miss-k2 Diary Entry

  • Jamie wouldn't be so untactful as to point up an inexperience of which Duncan was more than aware already; he would, though, mean to point up something else.

    Drums of Autumn

  • He may be intense and sometimes untactful on an issue you are debating, but that will only be on that

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He may be intense and sometimes untactful on an issue you are debating, but that will only be on that

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "It is true, Emperor, that there is no description or caste for one who would be a nursemaid to'to" He groped for a tactful description, and Skan supplied him with an untactful one.

    The White Gryphon

  • Even before his return to England, however, he excited a reaction, by his abundantly justified but untactful condemnation of

    A History of English Literature

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