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Definition of insipid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    insipid

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈsɪpɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsɪpɪd//
     
    (disapproving) Taste of food
     
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  1. 1having almost no taste or flavour synonym flavourless a cup of insipid coffee See related entries: Taste of food
  2. 2not interesting or exciting synonym dull After an hour of insipid conversation, I left. The group are an insipid imitation of the Beatles.
  3. Word Origin early 17th cent.: from French insipide or late Latin insipidus, from in- ‘not’ + sapidus (from sapere ‘to taste’).
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