This time, long-suffering conservatives endured nothing embarrassing or bizarre, insipid, or outlandish.
Other foods that came canned, including more limp, insipid vegetables, overly syrupy fruits, and sloppy stews were equally gross.
When I saw it listed on the contents page, I thought, “Why would he write about a song that insipid?”
Dispense with all the insipid government meddling and let the market decide what happens to Wall Street from this point forward.
The insipid GOP chairman, Michael Steele, blamed Scozzafava for endorsing the Democratic candidate, Bill Owen.
I shall say nothing of the false wit, and insipid play upon words, which we find in Cicero's orations.
The flesh is somewhat dry and insipid, and entirely destitute of fat.
He wrote many moral and religious works, long since relegated to the limbo of insipid mediocrities.
But it is no insipid Beauty: in its very quietness and confidence is strength.
Its leaves are broad and smooth; its fruit is long, white, sweet, and insipid.
1610s, "without taste or perceptible flavor," from French insipide (16c.), from Late Latin inspidus "tasteless," from Latin in- "not" (see in- (1)) + sapidus "tasty," from sapere "have a taste" (also "be wise;" see sapient). Figurative meaning "uninteresting, dull" first recorded 1640s, but it was also a secondary sense in Medieval Latin.
In ye coach ... went Mrs. Barlow, the King's mistress and mother to ye Duke of Monmouth, a browne, beautifull, bold, but insipid creature. [John Evelyn, diary, Aug. 18, 1649]Related: Insipidly.