Definitions

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  • adjective Outrageous; tasteless.

Etymologies

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From German abgeschmackt.

Examples

  • Buch, als die rechte Quintessenz der Greisenheit, unschmachhaft, ja abgeschmackt Alles sollte notwendig sein und deswegen kein Gott.

    Baron D'Holbach : a Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France

  • The Buddha [199] and Mohammed [200] and their companions and many Christian saints are incrusted with a heavy jewelry of anecdotes which are meant to be honorific, but are simply abgeschmackt and silly, and form a touching expression of man's misguided propensity to praise.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • The Buddha [200] and Mohammed [201] and their companions and many Christian saints are incrusted with a heavy jewelry of anecdotes which are meant to be honorific, but are simply abgeschmackt and silly, and form a touching expression of man's misguided propensity to praise.

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature

  • “Alte Kirchen haben dunkle Glaeser” “Wie Kirschen und Beeren schmecken, muss mann Kinder und Sperlinge fragen” ” dies waren unsere Lust und Leibworte: und so schien uns jenes Buch, als die rechte Quintessenz der Greisenheit, unschmachhaft, ja abgeschmackt Alles sollte notwendig sein und deswegen kein Gott.

    Baron d'Holbach

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