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  • adj.dull, uninteresting
  • adj.tasteless

synonyms for insipid

  • banal
  • bland
  • ho-hum
  • innocuous
  • trite
  • vapid
  • anemic
  • arid
  • beige
  • blah
  • characterless
  • colorless
  • commonplace
  • dead
  • drab
  • driveling
  • dry
  • feeble
  • flat
  • inane
  • jejune
  • lifeless
  • limp
  • mild
  • mundane
  • nebbish
  • nothing
  • ordinary
  • plain
  • pointless
  • prosaic
  • prosy
  • slight
  • soft
  • spiritless
  • stale
  • stupid
  • subdued
  • tame
  • tedious
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • tired
  • unimaginative
  • watery
  • weak
  • weariful
  • wearisome
  • wishy-washy
See also synonyms for: insipidity / insipidness

antonyms for insipid

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  • original
  • sharp
  • appetizing
  • delicious
  • exciting
  • exhilarating
  • interesting
  • pleasing
  • tasty
  • yummy
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How to use insipid in a sentence

If you are a sports fan, as I am, and also a sentient human being, as at least a few of my readers are, you are aware of the stunningly insipid nature of sports interviews.
GENE WEINGARTEN: WHEN IT COMES TO SPORTS INTERVIEWS, DON’T BE SUCH A SILLY ASKGENE WEINGARTENJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Scarcely anything has been written against the French Academy, except frivolous and insipid pleasantries.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Such a description would not now be tolerated in one of our most insipid novels.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
A man who has schemed for some time can no longer do without it; all other ways of living are to him dull and insipid.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Those of his works that have come under our notice are for the most part tame and insipid.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
They have a natural air which is alike free from affected profundity and insipid childishness.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
For—perhaps this was partly the effect of the unrelenting heat—her insipid coquetries had begun to exasperate me more and more.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Insipid books do no one any good, but few readers of whatever age they may be will fail to enjoy and be the better for Mzli.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
We forced ourselves to get used to the rice, although it was very insipid without either salt or sugar.
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WORDS RELATED TO INSIPID

  • bush-league
  • incompetent
  • inept
  • inexperienced
  • inexpert
  • insipid
  • unskilled
  • untrained
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