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taste·less

tasteless

 
pronunciation:
teIst lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having little or no taste or flavor.
She cooks tasteless meals.
synonyms:
flavorless
antonyms:
appetizing, tasty
similar words:
flat, stale, thin, watery
definition 2: marked by poor taste; not appropriate.
His parents thought his behavior was tasteless.
synonyms:
cheap, crude, gaudy
antonyms:
elegant
similar words:
coarse, inappropriate, rude, vulgar
derivations: tastelessly (adv.), tastelessness (n.)
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The word tasteless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1