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INSIPID

 Dictionary entry overview: What does insipid mean? 

INSIPID (adjective)
  The adjective INSIPID has 4 senses:

1. lacking taste or flavor or tang
2. lacking significance or impact
3. lacking interest or significance
4. not pleasing to the sense of taste

  Familiarity information: INSIPID used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INSIPID (adjective)


Sense 1insipid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking taste or flavor or tang

Synonyms:

savourless; savorless; insipid; flavourless; flavorless; bland; vapid; flat

Context examples:

a bland diet / insipid hospital food / flavorless supermarket tomatoes / vapid beer / vapid tea

Similar:

tasteless (lacking flavor)


Sense 2insipid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking significance or impact

Context example:

an insipid novel

Similar:

harmless; innocuous (not injurious to physical or mental health)


Sense 3insipid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking interest or significance

Synonyms:

insipid; jejune

Context examples:

an insipid personality / jejune novel

Similar:

uninteresting (arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement)


Sense 4insipid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not pleasing to the sense of taste

Similar:

unappetising; unappetizing (not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste)


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