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insipid

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of insipid

  1. 1 lacking in taste or flavor <an apple pie with a mushy, insipid filling that strongly resembled soggy cardboard> Synonyms dead, flat, flavorless, savorless, tasteless, unsavory Related Words bland, dilute, thin, watery, weak; plain, unflavored Near Antonyms disgusting, distasteful, loathsome, sickening, unappetizing, unpalatable; cloying, mawkish; appetizing, delectable, delicious, palatable, toothsome; keen, piquant, seasoned, spicy; flavored; heavy, rich Antonyms flavorful, flavorsome, sapid, savory (also savoury), tasteful, tasty

  2. 2 lacking in qualities that make for spirit and character <an insipid and somewhat boring movie about teenagers in love> Synonyms banal, flat, wishy-washy, milk-and-water, namby-pamby, wateryRelated Words unexciting, uninspiring, unrewarding; bland, boring, drab, dreary, dry, dull, heavy, humdrum, jading, leaden, lifeless, monotonous, pedestrian, ponderous, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, vapid, wearisome, weary, wearying; inane; innocuous, inoffensive; mild, soft, subdued, tame, weak; common, commonplace, ordinary, stale, unexceptionalNear Antonyms piquant, poignant, pungent, racy, spicy; meaty, substantial; entertaining, exciting, galvanizing, inspiring, invigorating, thrilling





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