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[sawlt-lis] /ˈsɔlt lɪs/
lacking salt.
lacking vitality; dull; insipid:
a saltless person.
Origin of saltless
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at salt1, -less Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There still seems to be a great lot of this saltless salt in use.

  • Having once experienced a saltless two weeks in the desert Lake doubted that any of them could survive without it.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • Within a few seconds there is not a living thing left in the world, and the saltless waves dash up on a barren shore.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • By using this saltless water they can irrigate the land near the oceans and grow some food to live on.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • A diet consisting entirely of butterless and saltless potatoes in various forms became after three or four days extremely tedious.

    The Escaping Club A. J. Evans

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