Usage examples for tasteless

  1. How anything so graceful came to be built by this tasteless and utilitarian nation must remain a marvel to the traveller. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  2. The relationship of your wife to me made the contemplated sin no greater, but rendered it more tasteless. – An Ambitious Man by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  3. I was blind, deaf, dumb, tasteless, senseless, and feelingless. – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  4. It is becoming cold and tasteless." – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  5. They cut the melon in two, and found it green and tasteless as a pumpkin. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  6. My life felt utterly tasteless. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  7. She seemed not to sleep at all, for two or three times during every night Madame Bernard got up and came to her room, and she always found her lying quite motionless on her back, her eyes wide open and staring at the tasteless little pattern of flowers stencilled in colours on the ceiling. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  8. Sometimes, likewise, the old wandering life, with the flashes of rollicking mirth and excitement, rather glimpsed at and looked forward to than really tasted, would become so alluring a contrast to the flat and tasteless- nay, as it seemed to him, tedious and toilsome- future sketched out for him, and the restraints and constant watchfulness of a Christians life appeared so distressing a bondage, that his soul seemed to revolt against it, and he would talk of following his uncle at once to London while yet it was time, and writing to him the next morning. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  9. I watched his eyes at some of the most beautiful prospects, and saw not the least gleam of pleasure there: I introduced him here to an extreme handsome French lady, and as lively as she is handsome, the wife of an officer who is of my acquaintance; the same tasteless composure prevailed; he complained of fatigue, and retired to his apartment at eight: the family are now in bed, and I have an hour to give to my dear Lucy. – The History of Emily Montague by Frances Brooke
  10. The night air bit his nostrils and made the smoke tasteless in the darkness. – Martyr by Alan Edward Nourse
  11. The first that emerged from the box were crisp, delicious, but in a day or two they were all weary, tough, and tasteless. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  12. All are deadly sick of army biscuits, the only form of bread we have, hard as the nether millstone and tasteless. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  13. On his first arrival, the animal is thin, and his flesh is tasteless; but the short summer is sufficient to fatten him. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  14. Its tasteless dullness is interrupted by nothing but its perplexities. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  15. He was tall and very slight; he wore a pale brown overcoat and a suit beneath of tasteless checked tweed. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  16. Yet the few grains of wheat which have thus been extracted from the mountains of diplomatic chaff so long mouldering in national storehouses, contain, however dry and tasteless, still something for human nourishment. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  17. The fruit of her labor was in her hands, but it was vapid, tasteless, unsatisfying. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  18. The Berlin lower classes are renowned for their dry wit and they find much to amuse them in the tasteless statues and monuments of Berlin. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard