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taste·less

 (tāst′lĭs)
adj.
1. Lacking flavor; insipid.
2. Not having or showing good taste.

taste′less·ly adv.
taste′less·ness n.

tasteless

(ˈteɪstlɪs)
adj
1. lacking in flavour; insipid
2. lacking social or aesthetic taste
3. rare unable to taste
ˈtastelessly adv
ˈtastelessness n

taste•less

(ˈteɪst lɪs)

adj.
1. having no taste or flavor; insipid.
2. dull; uninteresting.
3. having or displaying bad taste; devoid of good taste.
[1585–95]
taste′less•ly, adv.
taste′less•ness, n.

tasteless

distasteful
1. 'tasteless'

Something that is tasteless is vulgar and unattractive.

...a flat crammed with spectacularly tasteless objets d'art.
Apart from a few tasteless remarks, he was reasonably well-behaved.

Tasteless food has very little flavour.

...cold, tasteless pizzas.
2. 'distasteful'

If something is distasteful to you, you dislike it or disapprove of it.

Unnecessary slaughter of animals is distasteful to most people.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tasteless - lacking flavor
unappetising, unappetizing - not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste
unpalatable - not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind; "an unpalatable meal"; "unpalatable truths"; "unpalatable behavior"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.tasteless - lacking aesthetic or social taste
inelegant - lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
pretentious - making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition"
tasteful - having or showing or conforming to good taste

tasteless

adjective
1. gaudy, cheap, vulgar, tacky (informal), flashy, naff (Brit. slang), garish, inelegant, tawdry spectacularly tasteless objets d'art
gaudy elegant, refined, graceful, tasteful

tasteless

adjective
1. Lacking an appetizing flavor:
2. Lacking style and good taste:
Informal: tacky.
Translations
تَفِهلا ذَوْق لَهلا طَعْمَ لَه
nevkusnýbez chutifádnínetaktní
smagløssmagsløs
mauton
neukusan
ízetlen
tawar
bragîlaussmekklaus
味のない
맛없는
fádnynevkusný
brez okusaneokusen
smaklös
ไม่มีรสนิยม
vô vị

tasteless

[ˈteɪstlɪs] ADJ
1. (= without flavour)
1.1. (by nature) [substance] → insípido
sodium is tastelessel sodio es insípido or no tiene sabor
1.2. (pej) (through cooking) [food, meal] → soso, insípido
the fish was tastelessel pescado estaba soso or no sabía a nada
2. (= vulgar) [ornament, decor] → de mal gusto, ordinario
3. (= offensive) [remark, joke] → de mal gusto

tasteless

[ˈteɪstləs] adj
[food] → qui n'a aucun goût
[remark, joke] → de mauvais goût
a tasteless remark → une remarque de mauvais goût
[ornament, outfit] → de mauvais goût

tasteless

adj (lit, fig)geschmacklos; food alsofade

tasteless

[ˈteɪstlɪs] adj (food) → insipido/a; (decor, joke, remark) → di cattivo gusto

taste

(teist) verb
1. to be aware of, or recognize, the flavour of something. I can taste ginger in this cake.
2. to test or find out the flavour or quality of (food etc) by eating or drinking a little of it. Please taste this and tell me if it is too sweet.
3. to have a particular flavour or other quality that is noticed through the act of tasting. This milk tastes sour; The sauce tastes of garlic.
4. to eat (food) especially with enjoyment. I haven't tasted such a beautiful curry for ages.
5. to experience. He tasted the delights of country life.
noun
1. one of the five senses, the sense by which we are aware of flavour. one's sense of taste; bitter to the taste.
2. the quality or flavour of anything that is known through this sense. This wine has an unusual taste.
3. an act of tasting or a small quantity of food etc for tasting. Do have a taste of this cake!
4. a liking or preference. a taste for music; a queer taste in books; expensive tastes.
5. the ability to judge what is suitable in behaviour, dress etc or what is fine and beautiful. She shows good taste in clothes; a man of taste; That joke was in good/bad taste.
ˈtasteful adjective
showing good judgement or taste. a tasteful flower arrangement.
ˈtastefully adverb
ˈtastefulness noun
ˈtasteless adjective
1. lacking flavour. tasteless food.
2. showing a lack of good taste or judgement. tasteless behaviour.
ˈtastelessly adverb
ˈtastelessness noun
-tasting
having a (particular kind of) taste. a sweet-tasting liquid.
ˈtasty adjective
having a good, especially savoury, flavour. tasty food.
ˈtastiness noun

tasteless

تَفِه nevkusný smagløs geschmacklos κακόγουστος insípido mauton fade neukusan insapore 味のない 맛없는 smakeloos smakløs niesmaczny insípido безвкусный smaklös ไม่มีรสนิยม tatsız tuzsuz vô vị 没味道的

tasteless

a. insípido-a, sin sabor.
References in classic literature ?
Next, the butter--the sham and tasteless butter; no salt in it, and made of goodness knows what.
The lakes aforesaid send him their waters, and with these, and others that come to him, he makes a grand and imposing entrance into Portugal; but for all that, go where he may, he shows his melancholy and sadness, and takes no pride in breeding dainty choice fish, only coarse and tasteless sorts, very different from those of the golden Tagus.
The food consisted of about a pound of some solid substance of the consistency of cheese and almost tasteless, while the liquid was apparently milk from some animal.
Still, her education and habits triumphed, and she would not commend what she regarded as ingenuity misspent, and tasteless, because senseless, luxury.
Ten to one, you would have thought him a tasteless, indiscreet, methodistical man.
He heard the most important things and the most trivial with the same tasteless absorption.
The grotto was tricked out in the usual tasteless style observable in all the holy places of Palestine.
This makes him a standing puzzle to the huge number of uncultivated people who have been brought up in tasteless homes by commonplace or disagreeable parents, and to whom, consequently, literature, painting, sculpture, music, and affectionate personal relations come as modes of sex if they come at all.
The idea of some active good within her reach, "haunted her like a passion," and another's need having once come to her as a distinct image, preoccupied her desire with the yearning to give relief, and made her own ease tasteless.
Never, thought Tara of Helium, had aught so delicious impinged upon her palate, and yet it was naught else than the almost tasteless usa, which is considered to be palatable only after having been cooked and highly spiced.
A tasteless and barbaric display, a vulgar generosity, an ignorant and purposeless prodigality.
If a seal is killed, or the floating carcass of a putrid whale is discovered, it is a feast; and such miserable food is assisted by a few tasteless berries and fungi.