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Definition of Insipid

Insipid

  1. Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food.
  2. Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition.

Insipid Quotations

To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
William Makepeace Thackeray

At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche

On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
Karl Marx

Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
William Congreve
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Insipid Translations

insipid in German is fade
insipid in Swedish is fadd, fadd, banal, sliskig