Tactful vs Insistent - What's the difference?

tactful | insistent |


As adjectives the difference between tactful and insistent

is that tactful is possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner while insistent is (obsolete) standing or resting on something.

tactful

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner.
  • Antonyms

    * tactless

    insistent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Standing or resting on something.
  • Urgent in dwelling upon anything; persistent in urging or maintaining.
  • Extorting]] attention or notice; coercively [[stare, staring or prominent; vivid; intense.
  • (ornithology) Standing on end: specifically said of the hind toe of a bird when its base is inserted so high on the shank that only its tip touches the ground: correlated with incumbent.
  • Derived terms

    * insistently

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