savorless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj savorless lacking taste or flavor or tang "a bland diet","insipid hospital food","flavorless supermarket tomatoes","vapid beer","vapid tea"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Savorless Having no savor; destitute of smell or of taste; insipid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • savorless Destitute of flavor; insipid.
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Usage

In literature:

For the time being life was savorless, and ambition had gone out like a snuffed candle.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The people are savorless and proud of it.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
When mutton is two years old, the meat is flabby, pale and savorless.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Her deep-dish pies became savorless, the whipped cream smeary and sad of taste.
"Dwellers in Arcady" by Albert Bigelow Paine
There was not a laugh left in all the sad world that had abruptly grown old, and savorless.
"Mixed Faces" by Roy Norton
But to Stewart the single cigar he had kept for himself seemed strangely savorless.
"The Girl from Alsace" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
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In news:

I often think old plays have the same problem: The tasty condiment they once provided onstage now often comes out savorless.
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