Definition of Insipidity

1. Noun. Extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest.

Exact synonyms: Boringness, Dreariness, Insipidness
Generic synonyms: Dullness
Derivative terms: Boring, Dreary, Dreary, Insipid



2. Noun. Lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property.
Exact synonyms: Blandness, Insipidness
Generic synonyms: Unappetisingness, Unappetizingness
Derivative terms: Bland, Insipid, Insipid

Definition of Insipidity

1. n. The quality or state of being insipid; vapidity.

Definition of Insipidity

1. Noun. The condition of being insipid; insipidness. ¹

2. Noun. An insipid utterance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insipidity

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Literary usage of Insipidity

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1. The Young Lady's Own Book: A Manual of Intellectual Improvement and Moral by Author of The young man's own book (1841)
"insipidity. NATURE has undoubtedly bestowed different talents upon different individuals, and it is not possible, therefore, for all equally to share in ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The style in which this narrative is written corresponds closely to the insipidity of the contents. The book is more bombastic and unnatural than II ..."

3. Natural Theology by William Paley (1826)
"Its very insipidity, which is one of those negative qualities, renders it the best of all menstrua. Having no taste of its own, it becomes the sincere ..."

4. The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays,: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald, Elizabeth Inchbald (1808)
"... dull in excellent company—for Congreve's " Way of the World," was hissed, it is said, from a London stage, the last time it was acted, for insipidity. ..."

5. The Literary Movement in France During the Nineteenth Century by Georges Pellissier (1897)
"... yet rarely escapes insipidity. Mille- voie, an elegant and harmonious versifier, ... insipidity ..."

6. The Complete Works and Life of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne, Wilbur Lucius Cross, Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1904)
"... and breastworks: we can no longer bear with Corporal Trim's insipidity."1 If the half of the town * [The second edition appeared on May 21 — four months ..."

7. Acme Library of Standard Biography (1880)
"And from this prevailing absence of all real and genuine feeling arises the utter coldness and shallow insipidity of the poets of that time and school. ..."

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