tasteless

[ teyst-lis ]
/ ˈteɪst lɪs /

adjective

having no taste or flavor; insipid.
dull; uninteresting.
lacking in aesthetic quality or capacity; devoid of good taste: a houseful of tasteless furnishings; a tasteless director of stale, dreary films.
lacking in politeness, seemliness, tact, etc.; unmannerly; insensitive: a tasteless remark.
lacking the physical sense of taste.

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Origin of tasteless

First recorded in 1585–95; taste + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM tasteless

taste·less·ly, adverbtaste·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tasteless

tasteless
/ (ˈteɪstlɪs) /

adjective

lacking in flavour; insipid
lacking social or aesthetic taste
rare unable to taste

Derived forms of tasteless

tastelessly, adverbtastelessness, noun
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