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One entry found for insipid.
Main Entry: inĚsipĚid
Pronunciation: in-primarystresssip-schwad
Function: adjective
Etymology: from French insipide and Latin insipidus, both meaning "insipid, tasteless," from earlier Latin in- "not" and sapidus "having good flavor," from sapere "to taste" --related to 1SAGE, SAVANT
1 : lacking taste or flavor : TASTELESS
2 : not interesting or exciting : DULL, FLAT <insipid fiction>
- inĚsiĚpidĚiĚty /secondarystressin(t)-sschwa-primarystresspid-schwat-emacron/ noun
- inĚsipĚidĚly /in-primarystresssip-schwad-lemacron/ adverb

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