Definition of Tasteless

1. Adjective. Lacking flavor.




2. Adjective. Lacking aesthetic or social taste.

Definition of Tasteless

1. a. Having no taste; insipid; flat; as, tasteless fruit.

Definition of Tasteless

1. Adjective. Having no flavour; bland, insipid ¹

2. Adjective. Lacking delicacy, refinement and good taste; unbecoming, crass. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tasteless

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Tasteless

1. 1. Having no taste; insipid; flat; as, tasteless fruit. 2. Destitute of the sense of taste; or of good taste; as, a tasteless age. 3. Not in accordance with good taste; as, a tasteless arrangement of drapery. Taste"lessly, Taste"lessness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tasteless

taste perception
taste pore
taste property
taste ridge
taste sensation
taste tester
taste threshold
tasteable
tastebud
tastebuds
tasted
tasteful
tastefully
tastefulness
tastefulnesses
tasteless
tastelessly
tastelessness
tastelessnesses
tastemaker
tastemakers
tastemaking
taster
tasters
tastes
tastes like chicken
tastevin
tastevins
tastewise
tastier

Literary usage of Tasteless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1899)
"... a scarlet-red, amorphous powder, tasteless and odorless, almost insoluble in water, but soluble in solution of iodide of potassium. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... West end and in the neighbourhoods of Bloomsbury, Marylebone, and May Fair, but unfortunately the architecture of the period was heavy and tasteless. ..."

3. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"Of these deficiencies we have evidence in his pictures in the Chiesa della Pace, where his drawing of the nude is heavy and tasteless, and the movement of ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1845)
"An essential oil, of a strong odour and flavour, was long since prepared from it and employed as a vermifuge. This tasteless principle ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste (1853)
"low as to arrest the ripening process entirely, often lose the power of resuming it and are consequently immature, tasteless, and deficient in flavor. ..."

6. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1808)
"... a grace and polish to his language,' which is very good where it makes no pretension« to ornament, but remarkably tasteless where it affects elegance. ..."

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