1 lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea" [syn: bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, savorless, savourless, vapid]
2 lacking significance or impact; "an insipid novel"
3 lacking interest or significance; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel" [syn: jejune]
4 not pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: tasteless]
- Unappetizingly flavorless.
- 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
- Greeting cards contain some of the the most insipid words ever written.
utterly lacking in intelligence or depth; foolish
unintelligent, quick and harsh, not thought out.
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