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diplomatic

dip·lo·mat·ic

diplomatic

 
 
pronunciation:
dI pl mae tihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to diplomacy.
The two nations have resumed diplomatic relations.
similar words:
ministerial
definition 2: careful not to give offense or appear critical; tactful.
It was diplomatic of him to call my mistake "unfortunate" rather than "careless."
synonyms:
tactful
antonyms:
tactless, undiplomatic
similar words:
circumspect, delicate, discreet, politic
derivation: diplomatically (adv.)