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. "Flat, insipid, and ridiculous stuff to him." (South) "But his wit is faint, and his salt, if I may dare to say so, almost insipid." (Dryden)

Synonyms: Tasteless, vapid, dull, spiritless, unanimated, lifeless, flat, stale, pointless, uninteresting.

Origin: L. Insipidus; pref. In- not + sapidus savory, fr. Sapere to taste: cf. F. Insipide. See Savor.

(01 Mar 1998)

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