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The hosts, played by Cate Blanchett and Tyler Perry, are vapid and uninterested.

From Time

The film paints most of these characters as vultures of the art world, often using the high-flown linguistic semantics of academia and artistic discourse to obfuscate the vapid nature of the work they’re doing.

From Vox

To risk a truly vapid cliché, California contains multitudes.

From Vox

Because instead of equality, health care, peace, safety and support, Mother’s Day had become an occasion for vapid expressions of “love and reverence,” increasingly characterized by flowers, brunch and store-bought cards.

By now, you would think that journalists should have tired of giving their vapid ideas yet another platform.

She is too vapid and immature (and untalented) to pull off something really seductive.

Was it tough to make these inherently vapid, Valley Girl-ish characters be compelling onscreen?

Grand language wrapped around a thin message produces only vapid blather.

You pretty much can't get a better absurdist parody of politicians' vapid sure-is-nice-to-be-here patter than that.

The water, too, had become very mawkish and vapid, and there was scarcely any tea left; what remained was used up that evening.

He picked up his "Enquirer," but the political news was stale and vapid: the "Whig" was tried with no better success.

There is no gilt, no mock modesty in his style; there is to vapid sentimentalism in the ideas he expounds.

I would not barter one hour of such thoughts—chimerical though they may be—for ten years of this vapid, surface life.

For the first time he did not admire it very much; for the first time he found it a trifle soulless and vapid.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vapid, such as: boring, innocuous, insipid, stale, tedious, and uninspiring.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.