tactless

[ takt-lis ]
/ ˈtækt lɪs /

adjective

lacking tact; showing no tact; undiplomatic; offendingly blunt: a tactless remark.

Origin of tactless

First recorded in 1840–50; tact + -less
Related formstact·less·ly, adverbtact·less·ness, noun
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tactless


adj.

1847, from tact + -less. Related: Tactlessly; tactlessness.

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