Tasteless Taste"less, a. 1. Having no taste; insipid; flat; as, tasteless fruit. [1913 Webster]

2. Destitute of the sense of taste; or of good taste; as, a tasteless age. --Orrery. [1913 Webster]

3. Not in accordance with good taste; as, a tasteless arrangement of drapery; a tasteless remark. [1913 Webster] -- {Taste"less*ly}, adv. -- {Taste"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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