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Showing good aesthetic judgement or appropriate behaviour.‘a tasteful lounge bar’
in good taste, discriminating, fastidious, refined, cultured, cultivated, sensitive, restrained, harmonious, fitting, fit, becoming, pleasing, elegant, graceful, stylish, smart, chic, attractive, beautiful, pretty, charming, handsome, exquisite, aesthetic, artisticdecorous, proper, seemly, correct, polite, tactful, respectable, restrained, appropriate, modestView synonyms
- ‘Every year now brings the opening of some tasteful new attraction.’
- ‘This might not be an album which turns the world on its head, but it's elegant, tasteful and probably his best yet.’
- ‘It showed a good bit of skin, but in the right places to make it tasteful and elegant.’
- ‘Well, they've dealt with some pretty thorny issues in a reasonably tasteful way.’
- ‘Last fall it was all about retro lady-like colour-coordination and tasteful leather.’
- ‘Maybe some tasteful interior alterations could be made retaining most of the original features, eg the panelling.’
- ‘The use of that claim at the beginning of Wolf Creek was not, in my opinion, tasteful or appropriate.’
- ‘The town's tasteful festival appearance should help to boost its economic life this Christmas.’
- ‘Her eyes were an impossible pale blue, and were accented by tasteful gold wire-rimmed glasses.’
- ‘The only way this town's name should find its way back on the map is through a tasteful commemorative national park.’
- ‘Tucked away amongst the tasteful hotels and high-walled houses, is the Nativity Church.’
- ‘Rather than creating a tasteful artist, we have in many cases, trained robots.’
- ‘Am I ready for the blandness of tasteful white walls and artistic black and white photographic prints?’
- ‘Judgements on what is tasteful and what is not in a burial ground are not easy.’
- ‘The video is about as tasteful and as sensitive as you would imagine it to be.’
- ‘Period features and tasteful decor should attract buyers looking for a property ready to move into.’
- ‘Please keep your answers clean and tasteful, and only slightly surreal.’
- ‘They are simple and tasteful, as I am not a fan of Christmas decorations in general.’
- ‘The Piccadilly side of the river could, indeed, be made much better with some tasteful development and facilities.’
- ‘It treads a delicate line between tasteful extravagance and over-the-top kitsch - you decide.’
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