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Definition 1: lacking flavor - [adjective denoting all]

(tasteless is similar to ...) lacking taste or flavor or tang

"a bland diet" "insipid hospital food" "flavorless supermarket tomatoes" "vapid beer" "vapid tea"

(tasteless is similar to ...) without flavoring added

(tasteless is similar to ...) without salt or seasoning

(means also ...) not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste

(means also ...) not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind

"an unpalatable meal" "unpalatable truths" "unpalatable behavior"

(... are attributes of tasteless) a property appreciated via the sense of taste

Definition 2: lacking aesthetic or social taste - [adjective denoting all]

(tasteless is similar to ...) unrestrained and crudely rich

"barbaric use of color or ornament"

(tasteless is similar to ...) tastelessly showy

"a flash car" "a flashy ring" "garish colors" "a gaudy costume" "loud sport shirts" "a meretricious yet stylish book" "tawdry ornaments"

(tasteless is similar to ...) cheap and showy

"a cheap Brummagem imitation"

(tasteless is similar to ...) providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

"they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect" "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's"

(tasteless is similar to ...) in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent

"an indelicate remark" "an off-color joke"

(tasteless is similar to ...) (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

(means also ...) lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

(means also ...) making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

"a pretentious country house" "a pretentious fraud" "a pretentious scholarly edition"

(... are attributes of tasteless) delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

"arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success" "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"

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