Definition of "tactlessly" [tactlessly]

  • (adverb) In a tactless manner; in a manner intentionally inconsiderate of another's feelings.

Use "tactlessly" in a sentence

  • "Beautifully played by John Heffernan, Bloch emerges as a whimsical Irish expat who knows all about the interviewer's history, including her marriage to Lucian Freud, but who tactlessly tells her: "I've got a very soft spot for difficult women.""
  • "In November forestry minister, Jim Paice, a tactlessly plain-spoken farmer from East Anglia not too many forests there, told a Commons committee that the government envisaged "a very substantial disposal of the public forest estate which could go to the extent of all of it"."
  • "It is hard to imagine that Germany could ever behave as indecently as the French, implode as spectacularly as the Italians, or grumble as tactlessly as the English."

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