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Tactless

Antonyms for tactless:

discreet, adroit, tactful.

Synonyms for tactless:

Sense 1

Unpolitic.

abrupt

blunt.

presumptuous

thick.

uncouth

gauche.

Other synonyms and related words:

gauche, feckless, blunt, Unpolitic, cumbersome, undiplomatic, impolitic, injudicious, ill-chosen, untactful, ill-advised, inept, unwise, maladroit, inapt, imprudent.

all (adjective)

inept, untactful.

discourteous (adjective)

brash, impertinent, contemptuous, coarse, barbarous, disrespectful, discourteous, rude, crude, uncivil, caddish, vulgar, ill-mannered, brutish, uncouth, uncivilized, impolite.

impolitic (adjective)

injudicious.

indiscreet (adjective)

undiscerning, insensitive, indiscreet, unselective, obtuse.

inelegant (adjective)

boorish, gawky, raw, tasteless, gross, unrefined, vulgar, uncivil, crude, inelegant, awkward, undignified, coarse, rude, brutish, graceless, tawdry, clumsy, earthy, barbarous, unpolished.

unthinking, careless (adjective)

crude, injudicious, discourteous, maladroit, indelicate, vulgar, uncivil, brash, insensitive, undiplomatic, boorish, gauche, untactful, impolite, rough, indiscreet, imprudent, unpolished, rude, awkward, clumsy, inept, impolitic.

vulgar (adjective)

coarse, base, chintzy, brutish, common, ill-bred, barnyard, broad, boorish, barbaric, in bad taste, idiomatic, scandalous, garish, depraved, sordid, shameless, gross, obscene, unpolished, profane, gaudy, revolting, degraded, low, indelicate, offensive, cockney, philistine, unbecoming, outlandish, glaring, rough, unseemly, colloquial, tawdry, coarse-grained, rank, earthy, salty, sleazy, homespun, inelegant, rude, crude, graceless, brazen, crass, raw, animal, clumsy, ignoble, undignified, cheap, repulsive, ignominious, vulgar, unrefined, tasteless.

Sense 2 (noun)

gauche, Unpolitic.

tactless (noun)

undiplomatic, inept, impolitic, untactful, maladroit.

undiplomatic (noun)

gauche, imprudent.

Usage examples for tactless:

  • It was so tactless, too. - "The Garden Party", Katherine Mansfield.
  • I don't know that I mayn't have put this in a tactless way. - "Set in Silver", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.
  • What a dreadful thing to say and how tactless! - "The Prelude to Adventure", Hugh Walpole.

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