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Synonyms for insipid
ɪnˈsɪp ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid(adj)

    lacking taste or flavor or tang

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

    Synonyms:
    plane, smooth, two-dimensional, flavorless, categoric, matt, savourless, jejune, level, monotonic, compressed, unconditional, matted, suave, vapid, categorical, monotonous, prostrate, matte, monotone, savorless, flat, bland, mat, flavourless, politic

    Antonyms:
    tasty, interesting

  2. insipid, jejune(adj)

    lacking interest or significance or impact

    "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"

    Synonyms:
    bland, insubstantial, savourless, flat, flavorless, savorless, juvenile, flavourless, vapid, jejune, puerile, adolescent

    Antonyms:
    interesting, tasty

Wiktionary

  1. insipid(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dull, boring, colourless, bland, fatuous, vapid, characterless, colorless, corny, tasteless, juvenile, vacuous

  2. insipid(adjective)

    Unappetizingly flavorless.

    The diners were disappointed with the plain, insipid soup they were served.

    Synonyms:
    colourless, colorless, vacuous, tasteless, bland, dull, juvenile, characterless, corny, vapid, boring, fatuous

  3. insipid(adjective)

    Flat; lacking character or definition.

    The textbook had a most insipid presentation of the controversy.

    Synonyms:
    tasteless, boring, colorless, bland, vapid, characterless, fatuous, juvenile, corny, dull, colourless, vacuous

  4. insipid(adjective)

    Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

    Greeting cards contain some of the the most insipid words ever written.

    Synonyms:
    vapid, tasteless, corny, characterless, colourless, juvenile, vacuous, bland, colorless, dull, boring, fatuous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insipid

    Synonyms:
    cold, dull, flat, flavorless, prosy, stale, stupid, tasteless, vapid

    Antonyms:
    flavorous, forcible, lively, piquant, pungent, racy, rich, spicy, spirited

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insipid

    Synonyms:
    tasteless, vapid, uninteresting, characterless, flavorless, flat, insulse, lifeless, prosy, stupid

    Antonyms:
    tasty, sapid, relishing, racy, interesting, engaging

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insipid(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tasteless, gustless, savorless, vapid, mawkish, stale, flat

  2. insipid(a.)

    Synonyms:
    spiritless, lifeless, heavy, stupid, dull, frigid, tame, prosaic, prosy, uninteresting, unentertaining

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "insipid":

    vapid, tasteless, watered-down, bland, innocuous

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How to use insipid in a sentence?

  1. Ambrose Bierce:

    once a man has tasted strong drink, he finds wine insipid

  2. Anita Loos:

    Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.

  3. Harriet Beecher Stowe:

    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.

  4. Miguel Cervantes:

    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

  5. William James:

    A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind.


Translations for insipid

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  • insípidCatalan, Valencian
  • mdlýCzech
  • stumpfsinnig, geschmacklos, charakterlos, fade, abgestanden, lasch, geistlosGerman
  • άγευστος, άνοστος, σαχλός, ανούσιοςGreek
  • cursi, insulso, soso, insípidoSpanish
  • mauton, mielenkiinnoton, valju, latteaFinnish
  • ana-blastaScottish Gaelic
  • neuvlaystalManx
  • 卑劣なJapanese
  • 지루한Korean
  • hākore, mākihakiha, makihaMāori
  • smaakloos, flauw, karakterloos, smakeloosDutch
  • flau, smakløsNorwegian
  • mdłyPolish
  • insípidoPortuguese
  • anost, searbăd, fad, insipid, fără spirit, nesimțitor, fără caracter, nesensibil, nespiritual, fără gustRomanian
  • безвкусный, плоский, неинтересный, пресный, слащавый, скучныйRussian
  • 平淡Chinese

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