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Wordnet 3.0


1. lacking taste or flavor or tang;
- Example: "a bland diet"
- Example: "insipid hospital food"
- Example: "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"
- Example: "vapid beer"
- Example: "vapid tea"
[syn: bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid]

2. lacking interest or significance or impact;
- Example: "an insipid personality"
- Example: "jejune novel"
[syn: insipid, jejune]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insipid \In*sip"id\, a. [L. insipidus; pref. in- not + sapidus savory, fr. sapere to taste: cf. F. insipide. See Savor.] [1913 Webster] 1. Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition. [1913 Webster] Flat, insipid, and ridiculous stuff to him. --South. [1913 Webster] But his wit is faint, and his salt, if I may dare to say so, almost insipid. --Dryden. Syn: Tasteless; vapid; dull; spiritless; unanimated; lifeless; flat; stale; pointless; uninteresting. Insipidity
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

insipid adj 1: lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea" [syn: bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid] 2: lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel" [syn: insipid, jejune]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

152 Moby Thesaurus words for "insipid": arid, banal, bare, barren, betwixt and between, blah, bland, blank, bleached, bloodless, bromidic, changeable, characterless, clear, cold, colorless, common, commonplace, dead, devoid, dilute, diluted, dismal, distasteful, draggy, drearisome, dreary, driveling, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, fade, fair, fair to middling, fairish, featureless, feeble, flat, flavorless, gruelly, halfhearted, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, humdrum, ill-flavored, inane, indecisive, indifferent, inexcitable, infirm of purpose, infirm of will, innocuous, irresolute, jejune, lackluster, leaden, lifeless, low-spirited, matter-of-fact, mediocre, medium, middling, mild, milk-and-water, milky, moderate, modest, mundane, mushy, namby-pamby, neutral, null, null and void, of a kind, of a sort, of sorts, ordinary, pale, pallid, pappy, passable, pedestrian, plain, plodding, poetryless, pointless, poky, ponderous, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pulpy, respectable, sapless, savorless, slight, slow, so-so, soft, solemn, spiceless, spiritless, stale, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stuffy, subdued, superficial, swashy, tame, tasteless, tedious, tenuous, thin, tiresome, tolerable, unappetizing, unembellished, unflavored, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned, uninteresting, unlively, unpoetic, unrelieved, unromantic, unsavory, vacant, vacuous, vapid, void, washy, watered, watered-down, waterish, watery, weak, weariful, wearisome, white, wishy-washy, with nothing inside, without content, wooden