Tactful vs Gracious - What's the difference?

tactful | gracious |


As adjectives the difference between tactful and gracious

is that tactful is possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner while gracious is kind and warmly courteous.

As a interjection gracious is

expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.

tactful

English

Adjective

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

    * tactless

    gracious

    English

    Alternative forms

    * gratious (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • kind and warmly courteous
  • tactful
  • compassionate
  • indulgent, charming and graceful
  • elegant and with good taste
  • benignant
  • Derived terms

    * graciousness * graciously

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.