tastefulness


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taste·ful

 (tāst′fəl)
adj.
1. Having, showing, or being in keeping with good taste.
2. Pleasing in flavor; tasty.

taste′ful·ly adv.
taste′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tastefulness - elegance indicated by good taste
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
tastelessness - inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste

tastefulness

noun
The faculty or sense of discerning what is aesthetically pleasing or appropriate:
Translations
حُسْن الذَّوْق
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smagfuldhed
ízlésesség
smekkvísi
vkusnosť
zevklilik

tastefulness

[ˈteɪstfʊlnɪs] Nbuen gusto m

tastefulness

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
References in classic literature ?
The arrangement of the second room was rude and bizarre, but not without a singular originality and even tastefulness of conception.
Asked about the tastefulness of some of the self-built creations featured in his Channel Four show, the presenter and designer said he was "scared" of the word taste, admitting he takes a back seat when it comes to judging the homes, allowing viewers to decide for themselves.
Taken together, the artisanal qualities of the production, its European frankness and the reserved, mostly good performances (by a cast unknown in the United States) give "The Returned'' a kind of hushed tastefulness that many will equate with excellence.
In this sense, bourgeois women might be added to the long list of explanations for France's pattern of gradual, rather than rapid, industrialization in the nineteenth century.40 Feminine demand for high-quality consumer goods maintained handicraft and semiskilled hand methods of production, because such modes of manufacturing best met women's standards for tastefulness, originality, and craftsmanship, Lacking a significant market for cheap, standardized products, manufacturers had no incentive to adopt a mechanized, large-scale method of production that would churn out mass quantities of low-cost articles.
Given a gloss of respectability by the tastefulness of Garcia's style, the genteel photography of Christophe Beaucarne, an unobjectionable score from Daniel Pemberton, a performance of tremulous commitment from Marion Cotillard, and a certain ineffable Frenchness, this bonbon might have enough to woo those who equate "French" with "artistic." But even they may find themselves put off by a credibility-assassinating final-act reveal.
They carry any kind of communication without regard to its correctness, tastefulness, or legality.
Customers got real value from the jug and some perceived added value from the tastefulness and beauty of the design.
It can be seen that the "tazzina" (Italian for small cup) is becoming a wider and wider accepted method to enjoy the virtues of tastefulness and stimulation of coffee in a dynamic society who is replacing new lively and quicker "rites," compatible with modern life rhythm, to the traditional forms of socialization before a nervine drink that is typical of more relaxed civilizations.
I recall their terrible tastefulness as hugely dis-spiriting.
Jacquet still possesses the energy that he had put into his famous recordings of the 1940s (as well as the classic film short from 1944, Jammin' the Blues), and he now pairs that energy with a melodic complexity and tastefulness that was sometimes missing early on.
Imagine the reaction if a legislature or judge could restrict other media based on assessments of the prospective tastefulness or benefits of coverage.
Almost Pulitzerian in its understated tastefulness. (3207 Washington Ave., 63103; 535-7370)