Definition of tact:

part of speech: noun

Nice perception; skill.

part of speech: noun

Touch; feeling; " Did you suppose that I could not make myself sensible to tact as well as sight, and assume corporeality as well as form."- Southey: peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; skill or adroitness in doing or saying exactly what is required by circumstances; as, to be gifted with feminine tact. " He had formed plans not inferior in grandeur and boldness to those of Richelieu, and had carried them into effect with a tact and wariness worthy of Mazarin."- Macaulay: the stroke in beating time in music.

part of speech: noun

Sympathetic understanding; ability to manage others with consideration for their feelings.

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