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Word: vapid

Definition: lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture


Sentences Containing 'vapid'

As the spectacularly successful author Ronnie Lee Ellis, she orchestrates her own counter-scheme to Glorianna, controlling the vapid nuns of the Cloistered Order of the Cosmic Veil.
His inability to control his emotions and sexual passions lead him into a marriage with the vapid but sensually beautiful Princess Helene, a match which her self-serving father, Prince Vasily, sets up to secure his access to Pierre's newly acquired vast fortune.
It would be hard to conceive of anything more vapid than the style and conception of these letters; clearly the man was a pedant without imagination or taste.
Popcultureshock reviewed volumes one and two of the series, giving the first volume a rating of "B" while rating volume two "D", writing that the characters were "shallow" and the series "vapid".

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