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insipid

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsɪpəd; ɪnˈsɪpɪd/

Translation of insipid in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [food/drink] insípido, insulso, desabrido, soso [colloquial/familiar]; [person/film/novel] insulso, soso [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • We settled for lager - and got the most insipid, tasteless liquid I've swallowed in a long time.
    • There were indeed big chunks of chocolate, but the ice-cream itself was insipid and flavourless.
    • Before they are thoroughly matured, moreover, they are apt to be insipid in flavour, and to cause dyspepsia and other forms of intestinal disturbance.
    Example sentences
    • I'm not interested in stupid, insipid men who flower me with ridiculous comments in the hope that I'll fall madly in love with them.
    • By the way, incongruity is the middle name of this insipid film with characters too many and too sketchy and actors short of work or talent, or both.
    • But most agreed that many of the items were neither insipid nor shallow.

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