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English definition of “vapid”


adjective     /ˈvæp.ɪd/ formal
showing no intelligence or imagination : a vapid television programme Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind vapidity     /væpˈɪd.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [U] the spiritual vapidity of Western materialism Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind
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