Another word for tact
tact address diplomacy savoir-faireSearch Thesaurus
These nouns denote the ability to deal with others with skill, sensitivity, and finesse. Tact implies propriety and the ability to speak or act unoffensively: “He had . . . a tact that would preserve him from flagrant error in any society” (Francis Parkman). Address suggests deftness and grace in social situations: “With the charms of beauty she combined the address of an accomplished intriguer” (Charles Merivale). Diplomacy implies adroit management of difficult situations: Diffusing the confrontation required delicate diplomacy. Savoir-faire involves knowing the right or graceful thing to say or do: The hosts set the shy visitor at ease with their savoir-faire.
Another word for tactnoun
The ability to say and do the right thing at the right time:address, diplomacy, savoir-faire, tactfulness. See ability, courtesy