There was nothing in any of the party which could recommend them as companions to the Dashwoods; but the cold insipidity
of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
Her complexion was exquisitely fair, but the noble cast of her head and features prevented the insipidity
which sometimes attaches to fair beauties.
, and yet the noise-- the nothingness, and yet the self-importance of all those people
Blunt seemed to have come into personal contact with a good many of them and the marvellous insipidity
of her recollections was astonishing to my inexperience.
Her face was weak rather than decided, saved from insipidity
by the large enquiring eyes; denied beauty, now that she was sheltered indoors, by the lack of colour and definite outline.
The lady had an air of sweet insipidity
, and a face of engaging paleness; there was a faded look about her, and about the furniture, and about the house.
The waves were colourless, and the Bournemouth steamer gave a further touch of insipidity
, drawn up against the pier and hooting wildly for excursionists.
Those who are opposed to all negativism in political campaigning either yearn for insipidity
or advantage, but not the rightfully vaunted marketplace of ideas to determine the best candidates.
10 : "Thus the life of God and divine cognition may well be spoken of as a disporting of love with itself; but this idea sinks into mete edification, and even insipidity
, if it lacks the seriousness, the suffering, the patience, and the labor of the negative.
Now it turns out that British people, intolerant of insipidity
, were insisting on so many extra shots that Starbucks has quietly doubled the quantity of espresso in their latte.
The Catholic Trustees' Association produced a document entitled "Respecting Difference" which, for insipidity
and political correctness must set some new record.