Definitions for insipidɪnˈsɪp ɪd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word insipid
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; vapid:
an insipid personality.
without sufficient taste to be pleasing, as food or drink; bland:
a rather insipid soup.
Origin of insipid:
1610–20; < LL insipidus= L in-in -3+-sipidus, comb. form of sapidus tasty; see sage1
bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid(adj)
lacking taste or flavor or tang
"a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
lacking interest or significance or impact
"an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
The diners were disappointed with the plain, insipid soup they were served.
Flat; lacking character or definition.
The textbook had a most insipid presentation of the controversy.
Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.
Greeting cards contain some of the the most insipid words ever written.
Origin: From insipidus, from in- + sapidus.
wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food
wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition
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