vapid vapid  /ˈvæ pɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lacking taste or flavor or tang
  2. (adj) lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The senator had an ability to take issues that were politically feckless and intellectually vapid and turn it into an influential force.
  2. With a hopelessly vapid screenplay and an insipid story this could very well be the world's worst movie.
  3. Longer and more vapid election cycles can only increase the din and cynicism of big-money politicking.

News

  • Teen Bride Follows 'Teen Mom'

    Teen bride Courtney Stodden is tired of being told she is a leach on society, so the former reality TV star created an educational film documenting her breast implant procedure ! She let the cameras go where only vapid fame chasers like Farrah Abraham have gone before...Showing what it takes to go from a C-cup to a...wait for it...Double D! Thank you Courtney for letting us share your completely ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. They "presented to the public a vapid and hollow charade, in which repetition of platitudes has replaced discussion of viewpoints and personal anecdotes have supplanted legal analysis," she wrote.
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: BusinessWeek

  2. But, Marin said, he will be "watching closely, because the SIU's commitments were couched in vague and vapid generalities, while the ministry's promise to consult with Ontarians on new legislation was rather amorphous."
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Andre Marin Source: CTV.ca

  3. "Ms. Kagan has called previous confirmation hearings 'vapid' and 'hollow,' and has argued that nominees for a lifetime position owe a greater degree of candor and openness to the committee," Sessions said. "I agree that candor is needed, and...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: AHN | All Headline News

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