taste|less

taste|less
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|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 …   Useful english dictionary

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