Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Insipidity.

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  • noun A lack of distinctive, appealing, or energetic character; tastelessness; extreme blandness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest

Etymologies

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insipid +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Also, the insipidness of the priest, denoted at least in part by his remaining nameless, was especially interesting when coupled with his equally manipulative nature.

    Judith Lindbergh - An interview with author

  • However cringeworthy it may be for your favourite characters or settings to be seemingly torn apart, it does not compare with the insipidness of short or meaningless feedback such as “nice story, I liked it, it was lovely”.

    Giving Constructive Criticism « Write Anything

  • From the first sip, the drink with cheater ice was like a debased “cocktail lite,” with thin flavors and watery insipidness.

    Cold Fusion

  • Never seen the first VG before, far better than contempt stuff of stars and mono color insipidness, Thats nice, love to see new work, even if by old faces.

    Masterpieces from Paris in Canberra

  • Its comments like most of these that show the absolute true ignorance and insipidness that is the lunatic right.

    Obama previews Afghanistan plan

  • From the first sip, the drink with cheater ice was like a debased “cocktail lite,” with thin flavors and watery insipidness.

    Cold Fusion

  • But there was also insipidness: "We are what we allow to happen."

    Jeff Jarvis: The Disrupted of Davos

  • But there was also insipidness: "We are what we allow to happen."

    The Disrupted of Davos

  • Doesn't Miranda's ornery nature, Charlotte's Stepford-wifeiness, Samantha's compulsive need to find validation through near-constant sex, and Carrie's essential whiny insipidness seem hilarious and edgy again when translated onto the bodies of cartoon chipmunks?

    Jilly Gagnon: Future Sex and the City Sequels

  • Doesn't Miranda's ornery nature, Charlotte's Stepford-wifeiness, Samantha's compulsive need to find validation through near-constant sex, and Carrie's essential whiny insipidness seem hilarious and edgy again when translated onto the bodies of cartoon chipmunks?

    Jilly Gagnon: Future Sex and the City Sequels

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