(a.) Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food.
(a.) Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition.
(1) It is unacceptable in this city for us to play like that in a game of such importance to the people, against your local rivals that are at the bottom of the league, who fought for every single ball and we weren’t good enough.” Valencia’s captain, Paco Alcacer, also gave a scathing assessment of the team’s insipid performance.
(2) Browne said: "I have some unease that we are trying to pitch ourselves as a party that splits the difference between the other two … there's a sense of insipid centrism that is reassuringly unthreatening to people.
(3) The next morning, as the Lib Dems tried to come to terms with a media that had, overnight, recast their leader from insipid also-ran to hero, poll results that Clegg could not have dreamed of 24 hours earlier were still pouring out.
(4) In cases when the insipid signal was reinforced by salt food and the animal ate it (though during thirst it rejected the food), strong cortex activation was observed with the involvement of paraventricular parts of the hypothalamus.
(5) Instead, Cissé was left unattended to glance into the corner and you could almost hear the offers coming in for McClaren, who had given his players an expletive-filled rebuke after last week’s insipid defeat to Leicester , to pen a study on man-management.
(6) She's immediately more commanding and less insipid than Abi.
(7) Jol came into the game beleaguered as Fulham extended their sorry start to the season with an insipid defeat at Southampton last weekend and a mid-week Capital One Cup exit at the hands of Leicester City.
(8) When they did their efforts were insipid, summed up by an incident when Kevin Toner spent so long in space on the left waving for the ball that the crowd cheered when he received it, only for the teenager to put his cross straight out of play.
(9) Istiklal made Broadway look like a neon bauble, and the Champs Élysée seem insipid.
(10) England travelled to Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night with their squad severely depleted by injury and the performance in the insipid 1-1 draw against the Republic of Ireland having drawn stinging criticism from a former national striker, Gary Lineker.
(11) Taarabt was not needed against an insipid Aston Villa .
(12) In terms of hypophyseal function, the ex-novo onset of postoperative pan-hypopituitarism and insipid diabetes was only observed in one case.
(13) The effectiveness of 1-deamino-8-d-arginine-vasopressin (DDAVP) has been evaluated in a case of insipid hypothalamo-hypophyseal familial diabetes.
(14) When you get to the one structure designed by Herzog & de Meuron at the end – a series of wooden barns for Carlo Petrini’s Slow Food movement – you sense the whole thing might actually have been a bit insipid if left in the hands of their restrained Swiss good taste.
(15) Insipid nationalism is a great way to displace the problems of “extreme capitalism” on to a particular ethnicity or minority group.
(16) Supporters jeered the side during another insipid United display.
(17) When lateral ventricle infusion of HS was performed in rats with a hereditary lack of Vp (diabetes insipidic rats) no pressor response was obtained.
(18) Bruce had described this game as “bigger than the FA Cup final” but his side failed to stir themselves sufficiently during an insipid first-half display that only sparked to life once Mahrez struck.
(19) Fletcher agreed that the insipid championship defence that has left United 17 points behind Liverpool, the leaders, had hurt the reputation of the club and players.
(20) For Leeds, whose last home win was in March against Ipswich, there was plenty of defiance on the terraces, with whole-hearted chants for the Leeds owner, Massimo Cellino, to go but there was little on the pitch as they produced another insipid home performance.
(a.) Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless.
(1) After six months of sessions, when the infant manifested full-blown weaning patterns, the mother reported symptoms indicating a major depressive episode, such as pervasive dejection and rejection, listlessness, and anxiety attacks.
(2) I watched as a class of listless 10-year-olds struggled with an aimless lesson in creationism.
(3) Its findings – including evidence that the Republican nominee is making dramatic headway with female voters, young people and those in the heartlands of the mid-west – appear to confirm that Obama's listless performance at the debate, and by contrast Romney's strong showing, has translated into a powerful political force.
(4) Within 3 hours of bacterial inoculation, all lambs that received P haemolytica were anorectic, listless, and febrile, and had hyperpnea and dyspnea.
(5) Sturm, Stahl, and Heer sit a few chairs down from Zschäpe in what appears a state of permanent listlessness.
(6) But Farber's lab was listless and empty, a bare warren of chemicals and glass jars connected to the main hospital through a series of icy corridors.
(7) Bojan Krkic and Xherdan Shaqiri were substituted after strangely listless performances and there was a collective gasp from the crowd when the public announcer named Marko Arnautovic as the man of the match.
(8) "People are now lethargic and listless because of starvation.
(9) And there is nothing more elderly than listlessness and fear.
(10) Everything else is flashback, rewinding to show the drip-drip of humiliations that turn a listless pizza delivery man into a killer with nothing to lose.
(11) The second half began as a listless affair until De Bruyne took charge.
(12) Tambor’s children are self-involved, sexually confused and in the middle of various life crises, with Girls star Gaby Hoffman particularly impressive as listless youngest daughter Ali.
(13) This exploratory study, conducted among 104 male workers free from cardiovascular disease (CVD), tested the association between burnout and two of its common concomitants--tension and listlessness--and cardiovascular risk factors.
(14) In a typical outbreak, 5% of the pullets were stunted and listless with unkempt feathers.
(15) All infected pigs showed inappetence and listlessness, but there were no clinical signs of nervous disorder.
(16) There is a peculiar pridelessness in the current Britain, a listless indifference to the morals it holds and represents.
(17) About half of under-25-year-olds in the labour force are without a job, and this threatens to leave the country with a listless lost generation for whom unemployment is the norm.
(18) Clinical signs of hyperviscosity syndrome in a 6-year-old dog included listlessness, polydipsia, anorexia, vomiting, and recurrent bleeding from the gums.
(19) In Godard's film, the Concordia plays the role of a decadent limbo where the tourists drift listlessly amid the ritzy interiors.
(20) So high, in fact, that the cast appears to be suffering from altitude sickness, with characters staggering around listlessly while peering upwards, or pulling faces like geese struggling to choose between souvenir cagoules in Glen Nevis Visitor Centre.