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.
Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner.
(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.