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Meaning of VAPID

Pronunciation:  'vapid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
  2. [adj]  lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest; "a vapid conversation"; "a vapid smile"; "a bunch of vapid schoolgirls"
 

VAPID is a 5 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, tasteless, unexciting, unstimulating
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vap"id\, a. [L. vapidus having lost its lire and spirit,
vapid; akin to vappa vapid wine, vapor vapor. See {Vapor}.]
Having lost its life and spirit; dead; spiritless; insipid;
flat; dull; unanimated; as, vapid beer; a vapid speech; a
vapid state of the blood.

      A cheap, bloodless reformation, a guiltless liberty,
      appear flat and vapid to their taste.    --Burke.
-- {Vap"id*ly}, adv. -- {Vap"id*ness}, n.

 

 

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