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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.
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|Noun||1.||insipidness - extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest|
dullness - the quality of lacking interestingness; "the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees"
|2.||insipidness - lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property|
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1. The state or quality of being insipid:
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