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Origin of insipid
OTHER WORDS FROM insipidin·si·pid·i·ty, in·sip·id·ness, nounin·sip·id·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for insipid
To say that this is appalling is to state it with a degree of mildness which amounts to insipidity.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
On the coast of Devonshire dried whitings are called "buckhorn," a name sufficiently expressive of their hardness and insipidity.
We should avoid as a shock or an insipidity, the suggestion of anything not intrinsically beautiful.The Sense of Beauty|George Santayana
Richardson is also in favour of this etymon, notwithstanding its harshness and insipidity.
All the spice and joy of evil doing had been exchanged for the insipidity of Paradise.Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)|James S. De Benneville