AskDefine | Define vapid

Dictionary Definition

vapid 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]
2 lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest; "a vapid conversation"; "a vapid smile"; "a bunch of vapid schoolgirls"

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English

Etymology

vapidus, flat or vapid

Translations

lifeless, dull or banal
  • Finnish: mitäänsanomaton, mielenkiinnoton, tympeä
tasteless, bland or insipid
  • Finnish: mitäänsanomaton, valju

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

airy, arid, asinine, barren, betwixt and between, blah, bland, blank, bloodless, boring, catchpenny, changeable, characterless, cold, colorless, common, commonplace, dead, dilute, diluted, dismal, draggy, drearisome, dreary, driveling, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, empty-headed, empty-minded, empty-pated, empty-skulled, etiolated, fade, fair, fair to middling, fairish, fatuous, flat, flavorless, flimsy, foolish, fribble, fribbling, frivolous, frothy, futile, gruelly, halfhearted, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, humdrum, idle, inane, indecisive, indifferent, inexcitable, infirm of purpose, infirm of will, innocuous, insipid, irresolute, jejune, lackluster, leaden, lifeless, light, low-spirited, matter-of-fact, mediocre, medium, middling, mild, milk-and-water, milky, moderate, modest, mundane, mushy, namby-pamby, neutral, nugacious, nugatory, of a kind, of a sort, of sorts, ordinary, otiose, pale, pallid, pappy, passable, pedestrian, plain, plodding, poetryless, pointless, poky, ponderous, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pulpy, rattlebrained, rattleheaded, respectable, sapless, savorless, scatterbrained, shallow, silly, slender, slight, slow, so-so, solemn, spiceless, spiritless, stale, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stuffy, superficial, tame, tasteless, tedious, thin, tiresome, tolerable, trifling, trite, trivial, unembellished, unflavored, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned, uninteresting, unlively, unpalatable, unpoetic, unromantic, unsavory, vacant, vacuous, vain, washy, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, wearisome, wearying, windy, wishy-washy, wooden
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