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tact
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
consideration of others' feelings
  • Has the theory of the solar system been advanced by graceful manners and conversational tact?
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (68% in)
  • She had an exquisite tact and insight in relation to all points of manners; but the people she lived among were blunderers and busybodies.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (78% in)
  • Many of us looking back through life would say that the kindest man we have ever known has been a medical man, or perhaps that surgeon whose fine tact, directed by deeply informed perception, has come to us in our need with a more sublime beneficence than that of miracle-workers.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (32% in)

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