[ in-sip-id ]
/ ɪnˈsɪp ɪd /
without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; vapid: an insipid personality.
without sufficient taste to be pleasing, as food or drink; bland: a rather insipid soup.
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Origin of insipid
OTHER WORDS FROM insipidin·si·pid·i·ty, in·sip·id·ness, nounin·sip·id·ly, adverb
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Those who have tried the insipidness of it would, I believe, never choose it.The Town|Leigh Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for insipidness
/ (ɪnˈsɪpɪd) /
lacking spirit; boring
lacking taste; unpalatable
Derived forms of insipidinsipidity or insipidness, nouninsipidly, adverb
Word Origin for insipid
C17: from Latin insipidus, from in- 1 + sapidus full of flavour, sapid
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