Vap"id (?), a. [L. vapidus having lost its lire and spirit, vapid; akin to vappa vapid wine, vapor vapor. See Vapor.]

Having lost its life and spirit; dead; spiritless; insipid; flat; dull; unanimated; as, vapid beer; a vapid speech; a vapid state of the blood.

A cheap, bloodless reformation, a guiltless liberty, appear flat and vapid to their taste. Burke.

-- Vap"id*ly (#), adv. -- Vap"id*ness, n.


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