verb (used with object)
- zeroth law of thermodynamics,
Origin of zest
Examples from the Web for zestless
Success in suppressing the precivilized qualities of the boy results in a "zestless automaton" that is something less than a man.The Minister and the Boy|Allan Hoben
Word Origin for zest
1670s, from French zeste "piece of orange or lemon peel used as a flavoring," of unknown origin. Sense of "thing that adds flavor" is 1709; that of "keen enjoyment" first attested 1791.