Insipid definition

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Without flavor; tasteless.
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Lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest; dull.
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Not exciting or interesting; dull; lifeless.
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The diners were disappointed with the plain, insipid soup they were served.

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The definition of insipid is dull or flavorless.

A cup of bland soup from a cafeteria is an example of insipid.

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Flat; lacking character or definition.

The textbook had a most insipid presentation of the controversy.

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Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

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

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Lacking flavor or zest; not tasty.

Insipid soup.

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Origin of insipid

  • French insipide from Late Latin īnsipidus Latin in- not in–1 Latin sapidus savory (from sapere to taste sep- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French insipide, from Latin īnsipidus (“tasteless”), from in- (“not”) + sapidus (“savory”).

    From Wiktionary