insipidity
noun see insipid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insipidity — c.1600, from INSIPID (Cf. insipid) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Insipidity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insipidity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insipidity insipidity blandness Sgm: N 1 tastelessness tastelessness &c. >Adj. PARAG:Insipidity >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 be tasteless be tasteless &c. >Adj …   English dictionary for students

  • insipidity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of taste or interest Nouns insipidity, vapidity; tastelessness, weakness; dullness, mediocrity, indifference. Adjectives 1. (lacking taste) insipid, tasteless, flavorless, savorless, unseasoned,… …   English dictionary for students

  • insipidity — 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

  • insipidity — See insipid. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • insipidity — in·si·pid·i·ty || ‚ɪnsɪ pɪdÉ™tɪ n. lack of flavor, blandness; lifelessness, dullness, lack of interest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insipidity — n.; (also insipidness) 1. Tastelessness, vapidness mawkishness, unsavoriness, staleness, flatness, lack of zest. 2. Dulness, lifelessness, stupidity, tameness, prosiness, heaviness, lack of interest, uninteresting character …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • insipidity — n 1. flatness, uninterestingness, jejuneness, jejunity, colorlessness, inexpressiveness, unimagi nativeness, lack of imagination or expression, insipidness; lifelessness, saplessness, spiritlessness, zestlessness, lack of vitality or animation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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