is used of that which is so trite or hackneyed as to seem highly vapid or flat her banal compliments
apply to that which once had, but has since lost, freshness, sharpness, tang, zest, etc. the vapid, or flat, epigrams that had once so delighted him
implies a lack of taste or flavor and is, hence, figuratively applied to anything that is lifeless, dull, etc. insipid table talk
Find another word for insipid. In this page you can discover 66 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for insipid, like: dull, boring, tasteless, savorless, vapid, weak, flat, stale, banal, lifeless and characterless.
He has quite a good voice, it's just a shame they gave him a rather insipid song.
William Law's books produced a great impression on Wesley, and on his advice the young tutor began to read mystic authors, but he saw that their tendency was to make good works appear mean and insipid, and he soon laid them aside.
In honour of the Horae a yearly festival (Horaea) was celebrated, at which protection was sought against the scorching heat and drought, and offerings were made of boiled meat as less insipid and more nutritious than roast.
Their primitive beauty is not marred by any attempt to force them into an historical mould, or disguised beneath an accumulation of the insipid inventions of later times.