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"
Etymologyvapidus, flat or vapid
lifeless, dull or banal
- Finnish: mitäänsanomaton, mielenkiinnoton, tympeä
tasteless, bland or insipid
- Finnish: mitäänsanomaton, valju
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