flavorlessness


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Noun1.flavorlessness - the property of having no flavor
unappetisingness, unappetizingness - the property of spoiling the appetite
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flavorlessness

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Despite its achievement of sainthood, the gentian does not display any ostentation or any vestige of strife, rather "Without a vaunt or sheen." In "As casual as Rain / And as benign -," the word "casual" suggests no fixed purposes, a blandness that is reinforced by a variant "odorless." Chapter Twelfth of Laozi, a classic of Daoism, claims that "five colors dazzle the eyes, five sounds deafen the ears, five tastes baffle the palate," implicitly celebrating the water's flavorlessness as the ideal flavor.
Westerners would find a meal of mealworms and rice to be rather disgusting, despite the relative flavorlessness of mealworms.
The cheapest and most common vinegar--distilled white vinegar--is made from grain, though it lacks the flavor and color characteristics of malt vinegar, and indeed its chief "virtues" are colorlessness and flavorlessness.