What does insipid mean?

Definitions for insipidɪnˈsɪp ɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insipid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. insipid, jejune(adj)

    lacking interest or significance or impact

    "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"

Wiktionary

  1. insipid(Adjective)

    Unappetizingly flavorless.

    The diners were disappointed with the plain, insipid soup they were served.

  2. insipid(Adjective)

    Flat; lacking character or definition.

    The textbook had a most insipid presentation of the controversy.

  3. insipid(Adjective)

    Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

    Greeting cards contain some of the the most insipid words ever written.

  4. Origin: From insipidus, from in- + sapidus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insipid(adj)

    wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food

  2. Insipid(adj)

    wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insipid

    in-sip′id, adj. tasteless: wanting spirit or animation: dull.—adv. Insip′idly.—ns. Insip′idness, Insipid′ity, want of taste. [Fr.,—Low L.,—L. in, not, sapidus, well-tasted—sapĕre, to taste.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insipid in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insipid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for insipid

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • insípidCatalan, Valencian
  • mdlýCzech
  • stumpfsinnig, geschmacklos, charakterlos, fade, abgestanden, lasch, geistlosGerman
  • άγευστος, άνοστος, σαχλός, ανούσιοςGreek
  • cursi, insulso, soso, insípidoSpanish
  • mauton, mielenkiinnoton, valju, latteaFinnish
  • ana-blastaScottish Gaelic
  • neuvlaystalManx
  • hākore, mākihakiha, makihaMāori
  • smaakloos, flauw, karakterloos, smakeloosDutch
  • flau, smakløsNorwegian
  • insípidoPortuguese
  • anost, searbăd, fad, insipid, fără spirit, nesimțitor, fără caracter, nesensibil, nespiritual, fără gustRomanian
  • безвкусный, плоский, неинтересный, пресный, слащавый, скучныйRussian
  • 平淡Chinese

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