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tasteless

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tasteless

  1. 1 lacking in refinement or good taste a completely tasteless comment about her slight amount of facial hair Synonyms of tasteless common, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, illiberal [archaic], incult, insensible, low, lowbred, lowbrow, raffish, rough, rough-hewn, roughneck, rude, rugged, coarse, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgarWords Related to tasteless boorish, churlish, cloddish, clownish, loutish, ungentlemanly; clumsy, lubberly, lumpish, oafish; inconsiderate, indelicate, insensitive, thoughtless; countrified (also countryfied), provincial, rustic (also rustical), unsophisticated; graceless, inelegant, tacky; animallike, barbaric, barbarous, uncivilized; mannerless, unmannered, unmannerlyNear Antonyms of tasteless aristocratic, courtly, patrician; elegant, graceful, restrained; considerate, gracious, sensitive, thoughtful; citified, sophisticated, urbaneAntonyms of tasteless civilized, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polished, refined, smooth, tasteful, ultrarefined, well-bred

  2. 2 lacking in taste or flavor breakfast was usually plain, tasteless oatmeal Synonyms of tasteless dead, flat, flavorless, savorless, insipid, unsavoryWords Related to tasteless bland, dilute, thin, watery, weak; plain, unflavoredNear Antonyms of tasteless disgusting, distasteful, loathsome, sickening, unappetizing, unpalatable; cloying, mawkish; appetizing, delectable, delicious, palatable, toothsome; keen, piquant, seasoned, spicy; flavored; heavy, richAntonyms of tasteless flavorful, flavorsome, sapid, savory (also savoury), tasteful, tasty

  3. 3 marked by an obvious lack of style or good taste a tasteless suit that he wore to the party as a joke Synonyms of tasteless cheesy, dowdy, inelegant, styleless, tacky, ticky-tacky (also ticky-tack), trashy, unfashionable, unstylishWords Related to tasteless graceless, inappropriate, incorrect, unbecoming, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong; outmoded, out-of-date, passé; coarse, crude, unrefined, vulgar; cheap, common, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, tawdry; flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grotesque, kitsch, kitschy, loud, ostentatious, overdone, showy, splashyNear Antonyms of tasteless appropriate, becoming, correct, fitting, proper, right, seemly, suitable; conservative, genteel, handsome, neat, quiet, refined, restrained, simple, understated; contemporary, modern, up-to-date; à la mode (also a la mode), happening, in, modish, swank (or swanky)Antonyms of tasteless chic, classic, classy, elegant, exquisite, fashionable, fine, posh, ritzy, smart, sophisticated, stylish, tasteful



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