- vapid (adj.)
- 1650s, "flat, insipid" (of drinks), from Latin vapidus "flat, insipid," literally "that has exhaled its vapor," related to vappa "stale wine," and probably to vapor "vapor." Applied from 1758 to talk and writing deemed dull and lifeless. Related: Vapidly; vapidness.
- 1. She made a vapid comment about the weather.
- 2. A sort of vapid eagerness flitted across Winston's face at the mention of Big Brother.
- 3. He's just another slice off the loaf of shallow vapid pain - in - the - ass 09 erdom.
- 4. The theory is vapid, while the life is colorful.
- 理论是灰色的, 唯生活之树常青.
- 5. Is is increasingly part of a vapid and commercialised mass - media culture.
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