Thesaurus / vapid


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.WOMEN ASKED FOR AN INDEPENDENCE DAY. THEY GOT MOTHER’S DAY INSTEAD.KIMBERLY HAMLINMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The water, too, had become very mawkish and vapid, and there was scarcely any tea left; what remained was used up that evening.DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
He picked up his "Enquirer," but the political news was stale and vapid: the "Whig" was tried with no better success.ALONEMARION HARLAND
There is no gilt, no mock modesty in his style; there is to vapid sentimentalism in the ideas he expounds.OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
I would not barter one hour of such thoughts—chimerical though they may be—for ten years of this vapid, surface life.ALONEMARION HARLAND
For the first time he did not admire it very much; for the first time he found it a trifle soulless and vapid.A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
The party in power were avowedly expansionist; their retort was equally dialectic and vapid.THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The grapes never filled to their natural perfection, but turned watery and vapid.THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
How dull her eyes, how thin her voice, how vapid her smile, and insipid her whole presentment.THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But the natural consequence of having a full fortune is to become idle and vapid.THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY


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