What does the word insipid mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Insipidly.

Usage examples for insipid

  1. I sent for some dinner and there dined, Mrs. Margaret Pen being by, to whom I had spoke to go along with us to a play this afternoon, and then to the King's Theatre, where we saw " Midsummer's Night's Dream," which I had never seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Oil is in some degree pleasant to the eye, the touch, and the taste, insipid as it is. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. But she was insipid. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
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