Meaning of tact

tact

Pronunciation: (takt), [key]
— n.
  1. a keen sense of what to say or do to avoid giving offense; skill in dealing with difficult or delicate situations.
  2. a keen sense of what is appropriate, tasteful, or aesthetically pleasing; taste; discrimination.
  3. touch or the sense of touch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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