Sentence Examples


  • We learn that Diogenes and Crates sought to force their principles upon their fellows in an obtrusive, tactless manner.
  • As he foresaw, the shrinkage of the great empire into the realm of old France caused infinite disgust, a feeling fed every day by stories of the tactless way in which the Bourbon princes treated veterans of the Grand Army.
  • Moreover, though he mismanaged almost every political problem with which he personally dealt, he was singularly tactless and impatient of advice.
  • Grey proved himself a poor financier and a tactless party leader.
  • Here he repaired the fabric and changed the position of the communion table, a matter which aroused great religious controversy, from the centre of the choir to the east end, by a characteristic tactless exercise of power offending the bishop, who henceforth refused to enter the cathedral.

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