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Their houses, that is the "show" rooms, are solidly if tastelessly furnished.

His mouth was tastelessly dry, as though he had been eating dust, then salt and bitter as after a drink of sea-water.

First comes an arcaded court, then two flights of marble stairs, and then room after room, tastelessly over-decorated.

The first glance round showed it to be scrupulously clean, and solidly and tastelessly furnished.

He has been mischievously and tastelessly excused for errors both in and out of his writings which need only a kindly silence.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "unable to taste;" c.1600, "uninteresting;" 1610s, "insipid;" 1670s, "tactless;" from taste (n.) + -less. Related: Tastelessly; tastelessness.

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