Insipidness
Insipidity In`si*pid"i*ty, Insipidness In*sip"id*ness, n. [Cf. F. insipidit['e].] The quality or state of being insipid; vapidity. ``Dryden's lines shine strongly through the insipidity of Tate's.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • insipidness — noun A lack of distinctive, appealing, or energetic character; tastelessness; extreme blandness. As Jean Lurcat said, The art had died, killed by consumption, insipidness, lymphatism, and inversion …   Wiktionary

  • insipidness — 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

  • insipidness — See insipidity. * * * …   Universalium

  • insipidness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The state or quality of being insipid: blandness, innocuousness, insipidity, jejuneness, vapidity, vapidness, washiness, wateriness. Informal: wishy washiness. See EXCITE, TASTE. 2. A lack of excitement, liveliness …   English dictionary for students

  • insipidness — n. state of lacking interesting qualities, vapidness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insipidness — n. See insipidity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • insipidness — in·sip·id·ness …   English syllables

  • insipidness — noun 1. lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property • Syn: ↑blandness, ↑insipidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑insipid, ↑insipid (for: ↑insipidity), ↑bland …   Useful english dictionary

  • insipidity — noun 1. lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property • Syn: ↑blandness, ↑insipidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑insipid (for: ↑insipidness), ↑insipid, ↑bland …   Useful english dictionary

  • insipidity — noun a) The condition of being insipid; insipidness. b) An insipid utterance. Syn: insipidness …   Wiktionary

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