insipidly


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in·sip·id

 (ĭn-sĭp′ĭd)
adj.
1. Lacking flavor or zest; not tasty: insipid soup.
2. Lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest; dull.

[French insipide, from Late Latin īnsipidus : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin sapidus, savory (from sapere, to taste; see sep- in Indo-European roots).]

in′si·pid′i·ty (ĭn′sĭ-pĭd′ĭ-tē), in·sip′id·ness n.
in·sip′id·ly adv.
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Adv.1.insipidly - in an insipid manner; "insipidly expressed thoughts"
References in classic literature ?
It is a little overdone, is rather dry, it tastes pretty insipidly, it rouses no enthusiasm.
At the counter she found a friend, bent on the same errand, and conversed with her insipidly, wasting much time.
If the high point of the 1997-98 season was that 3-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions' League, the low point came when United insipidly lost to Arsenal in the Toon's first FA Cup final appearance since 1974.
Slowly, insipidly, like a metastasizing tumor, fear and self-loathing over- took me.
Years later I still could not stomach eating coleslaw, which I now love, due to the insipidly sweet puddle in a plastic dish I remembered from school cafeterias in my youth.
Films like "Interiors," "September" (1987), and "Another Woman" (1988) essentially were hollowed-out repros of Bergman, Fellini, Antonioni, and Resnais: Allen insipidly parroted their political and metaphysical concerns,
It's difficult to find anything to like about The Sitter, even the central character, who is insipidly nice and caring in a world that treats him like a doormat.
After the insipidly McFly-esque Matt Lonsdale and angsty US acoustic rockers Boyce Avenue the main act came on and you could understand why Harry, Liam, Niall, Zayn and Louis have become the pop darlings of the Twitter generation.