Insipidly In*sip"id*ly, adv. In an insipid manner; without taste, life, or spirit; flatly. --Locke. Sharp. [1913 Webster]

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  • insipidly — insipid ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking flavour. 2) lacking vigour or interest. DERIVATIVES insipidity noun insipidly adverb insipidness noun. ORIGIN Latin insipidus, from in not + sapidus tasty, savoury …   English terms dictionary

  • insipidly — adverb in an insipid manner insipidly expressed thoughts • Derived from adjective: ↑insipid …   Useful english dictionary

  • insipidly — adverb see insipid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insipidly — See insipidity. * * * …   Universalium

  • insipidly — adverb In an insipid manner …   Wiktionary

  • insipidly — adv. without flavor, tastelessly, blandly; in an uninteresting manner, dully, lifelessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insipidly — in·sip·id·ly …   English syllables

  • genteel — adjective Etymology: Middle French gentil gentle Date: 1599 1. a. having an aristocratic quality or flavor ; stylish b. of or relating to the gentry or upper class c. elegant or graceful in manner, appearance, or shape d. free from vulgarity or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insipid — adjective Etymology: French & Late Latin; French insipide, from Late Latin insipidus, from Latin in + sapidus savory, from sapere to taste more at sage Date: 1609 1. lacking taste or savor ; tasteless < insipid food > 2. lacking in qualities that …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insipid — insipidity, insipidness, n. insipidly, adv. /in sip id/, adj. 1. without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; vapid: an insipid personality. 2. without sufficient taste to be pleasing, as food or drink; bland: a rather insipid soup …   Universalium

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