Zest vs Zestless - What's the difference?
As a noun zest
As an adjective zestless is
lacking zest; passionless, unenthusiastic.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The outer skin of a citrus fruit, used as a flavouring or garnish.
(by extension) Enthusiasm; keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
- The orange zest gives the strong flavors in this dish.
- Auntie Mame had a real zest for life.
- Almighty Vanity! to thee they owe / Their zest of pleasure, and their balm of woe.
The woody, thick skin enclosing the kernel of a walnut.
* 2006 , N. J. Nusha, On the edge: short stories (page 85)
- Liberality of disposition and conduct gives the highest zest and relish to social intercourse.
- The green zest of walnuts was used by the women to shine their teeth and it also gave a beautiful rust colour to their lips.
* (enthusiasm) gusto
* spice, relish, tang
(cooking) To scrape the zest from a fruit
To make more zesty
Lacking zest; passionless, unenthusiastic.