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Meaning of INSIPID

Pronunciation:  in'sipid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not pleasing to the sense of taste
  2. [adj]  lacking interest or significance; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
  3. [adj]  lacking significance or impact; "an insipid novel"
  4. [adj]  lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
 

INSIPID is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, harmless, innocuous, jejune, savorless, savourless, tasteless, unappetising, unappetizing, uninteresting, vapid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*sip"id\, a. [L. insipidus; pref. in- not + sapidus
savory, fr. sapere to taste: cf. F. insipide. See {Savor}.]
1. Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste;
   without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid
   drink or food. --Boyle.

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

         Flat, insipid, and ridiculous stuff to him. --South.

         But his wit is faint, and his salt, if I may dare to
         say so, almost insipid.               --Dryden.

Syn: Tasteless; vapid; dull; spiritless; unanimated;
     lifeless; flat; stale; pointless; uninteresting.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arid, banal, bare, barren, betwixt and between, blah, bland, blank, bleached, bloodless, bromidic, changeable, characterless, clear, cold, colorless, common, commonplace, dead, devoid, dilute, diluted, dismal, distasteful, draggy, drearisome, dreary, driveling, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, fade, fair, fair to middling, fairish, featureless, feeble, flat, flavorless, gruelly, halfhearted, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, humdrum, ill-flavored, inane, indecisive, indifferent, inexcitable, infirm of purpose, infirm of will, innocuous, irresolute, jejune, lackluster, leaden, lifeless, low-spirited, matter-of-fact, mediocre, medium, middling, mild, milk-and-water, milky, moderate, modest, mundane, mushy, namby-pamby, neutral, null, null and void, of a kind, of a sort, of sorts, ordinary, pale, pallid, pappy, passable, pedestrian, plain, plodding, poetryless, pointless, poky, ponderous, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pulpy, respectable, sapless, savorless, slight, slow, soft, solemn, so-so, spiceless, spiritless, stale, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stuffy, subdued, superficial, swashy, tame, tasteless, tedious, tenuous, thin, tiresome, tolerable, unappetizing, unembellished, unflavored, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned, uninteresting, unlively, unpoetic, unrelieved, unromantic, unsavory, vacant, vacuous, vapid, void, washy, watered, watered-down, waterish, watery, weak, weariful, wearisome, white, wishy-washy, with nothing inside, without content, wooden
 

 

 

 

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