vapidity vapidity


  • (n) the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated



  1. As the school segregation issue shook the South, the Tennessean's editorials were models of cautious vapidity.
  2. But it's also possible that there is a Moore's Law of D-list vapidity, in which every 18 months our reality stars get twice as inane.
  3. Beavis and Butt-Head combined hilarious toilet humor with a gimlet eye for American mall culture and the vapidity of MTVand did it, in fine meta '90s style, on MTV itself.


  • What does 'Bling Ring' say about our consumerist, TMZ world?

    Sofia Coppola's searing portrait of kids burglarizing celebs' homes, is a cautionary tale for parents and kids alike. After watching Sofia Coppola's searing portrait of excessive vapidity and consumerism in the Los Angeles-set film "The Bling Ring," it's almost impossible to exit the theater without feeling a profound sense of emptiness. This story of five impulsive kids who spend their nights ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. The book is an "entertaining chronicle of sleaze and vapidity in the Florida tropics," Hiaasen writes, and gives a reporter's highest accolade when he says, "Gaines is a good interviewer and he does plenty of legwork."
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Carl Hiaasen Source: Long Island Business News

  2. "The middle and lower class in our country has been victimized by corporate greed, neo-conservative self-interest and liberal vapidity," said singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, explaining the emergence of the Music Row Democrats.
    on May 18, 2007 By: Rodney Crowell Source: The Ledger

  3. "In a sense, it shows the vapidity of the whole debate from the beginning. We're not talking policy here - we're talking pure symbolism, and symbols are relatively cheap for politicians to give out," said Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Alan Wolfe Source: Boston Globe

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