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Definitions for tasteless
ˈteɪst lɪstaste·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tastelessadjective

    lacking flavor

  2. tastelessadjective

    lacking aesthetic or social taste


  1. tastelessadjective

    Having no flavour; bland, insipid

  2. tastelessadjective

    Lacking delicacy, refinement and good taste; unbecoming, crass.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Tastelessadjective

    Etymology: from taste.

    By depurating chemical oils, and reducing them to an elementary simplicity, they could never be made tasteless. Boyle.

    The understanding cannot, by its natural light, discover spiritual truths; and the corruption of our will and affections renders them tasteless and insipid to us. John Rogers, Serm.

    If by his manner of writing he is heavy and tasteless, I throw aside his criticisms. Joseph Addison, Spect.


  1. tasteless

    Nicolas Plott (born August 11, 1984), known by his alias Tasteless, is an American esports commentator. He moved to Seoul, Korea in 2007 to give commentary to e-sports competitions. He has provided commentary for multiple Starcraft and Starcraft 2 tournaments. Together with Dan "Artosis" Stemkoski, he currently provides commentary for Global StarCraft II League and AfreecaTV StarLeague games.


  1. tasteless

    Tasteless generally refers to lacking flavor, interest or characteristics that appeal to the senses. It can also denote something that is lacking in aesthetic or social refinement, often considered vulgar, inappropriate, or offensive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tastelessadjective

    having no taste; insipid; flat; as, tasteless fruit

  2. Tastelessadjective

    destitute of the sense of taste; or of good taste; as, a tasteless age

  3. Tastelessadjective

    not in accordance with good taste; as, a tasteless arrangement of drapery

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tasteless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tasteless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of tasteless in a Sentence

  1. Robert Thompson:

    Given the gravity of the ‘Rust’ situation, the first thing that Alec Baldwin does after that, you want to make sure it can't be really in any way be tasteless, or that you could read something into it that could comment upon the ‘Rust’ [incident], i think a true crime show like this is probably a fairly safe bet.

  2. Kirya michael Owen:

    I want to go when I want It's tasteless to prolong life artificially I have done my share If it's time to go I will do it elegantly

  3. The Commission chief spokesman:

    I think it's more than tasteless that some press try to make an insulting headline by exploiting President Juncker's pain, i don't think this is elegant and I don't think this is fair.

  4. This Is Spinal Tap:

    Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.

  5. Dan Corcoran:

    It's tasteless, you can't see it, but what the EPA has identified is long-term exposure to these disinfection byproducts, chronic exposure can actually be a carcinogen, it's a nationwide issue and it's an evolving science.

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    A flabby
    B sesquipedalian
    C bonzer
    D jejune

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