taste´less|ness

taste´less|ness
taste|less «TAYST lihs», adjective.
1. without taste; flavorless; insipid: »

Hot food is tasteless and unpleasant when it is allowed to get cold.

SYNONYM(S): flat, vapid.
2. Figurative. uninspiring; dull.
3. having poor taste.
4. showing or done in poor taste.
5. without the sense of taste; unable to taste.
taste´less|ly, adverb.
taste´less|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • taste´less|ly — taste|less «TAYST lihs», adjective. 1. without taste; flavorless; insipid: »Hot food is tasteless and unpleasant when it is allowed to get cold. SYNONYM(S): flat, vapid. 2. Figurative. uninspiring; dull. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • taste|less — «TAYST lihs», adjective. 1. without taste; flavorless; insipid: »Hot food is tasteless and unpleasant when it is allowed to get cold. SYNONYM(S): flat, vapid. 2. Figurative. uninspiring; dull. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • less — less·est; less·ness; let·ter·less; li·cense·less; lid·less; life·less; life·less·ly; life·less·ness; light·less; light·less·ness; limb·less; lime·less; lim·it·less; line·less; lint·less; lip·less; list·less; list·less·ly; list·less·ness;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • taste — dis·taste·ful; dis·taste·ful·ly; dis·taste·ful·ness; pre·taste; re·taste; taste; taste·able; taste·ful; taste·less; dis·taste; taste·ful·ly; taste·ful·ness; taste·less·ly; taste·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • ac´id|ness — ac|id «AS ihd», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a) a chemical compound with a sour or bitter taste that usually unites with a base to form a salt. Acids have a pH value of less than 7. They change blue litmus paper to red and yield hydrogen ions in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • choice´ness — choice «choys», noun, adjective, choic|er, choic|est. –n. 1. the act of choosing; selection: »She was careful in her choice of friends. We had the choice of a house or an apartment. The choice of color, material, and style is all important in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|li´cious|ness — de|li|cious «dih LIHSH uhs», adjective. 1. very pleasing to taste or smell: »delicious fruit, a delicious cake. 2. very pleasing; delightful: »a delicious color combination. ╂[< Old French delicieus (with English ous) < Late Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tastelessness — taste·less·ness …   English syllables

  • tasteless — taste•less [[t]ˈteɪst lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) having no taste or flavor; insipid 2) dull; uninteresting 3) having or displaying bad taste; devoid of good taste • Etymology: 1585–95 taste′less•ly, adv. taste′less•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

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