vapid

Part of speech: adverb

Vapidly.

Part of speech: adjective

Having lost sparkling quality and flavor; flat; dull; insipid.

Part of speech: noun

Vapidity.

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Usage examples "vapid":

  1. The flesh has a sweet but vapid taste, and encloses two seeds of coffee. - "Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon", Samuel White Baker.
  2. It may be strained and exaggerated, but how far more vital a saying than to expand in voluble and vapid enthusiasm over the insight and nobleness of Shakespeare, if one has not really felt one's life modified by that mysterious mind! - "At Large", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  3. Is it not a libel upon the statesmen of that generation to attribute to their grave and solemn declarations a meaning so vapid and absurd? - "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.