Sunday, August 22, 2010

Word For The Day: vapidity

vapidity - vah-pidd-etty - 1) the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated; lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull: as in "vapid conversation". 2) lacking taste, zest, or flavor; flat: as in "vapid beer".  Etymology: from the Latin vapidus (flat-tasting); akin to the Latin vappa (flat wine) and even perhaps to the Latin vapor.