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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) Vapidly, Vapidness.

Origin: L. Vapidus having lost its lire and spirit, vapid; akin to vappa vapid wine, vapor vapor. See Vapor.

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A Monkey's Uncle

... forum member, Darby (who appears rather thoughtful and insightful) joined the argument and was most likely correct in his dismissal of the idea as vapid and unprovable, hence of no value as a foundation to more knowledge. I am eager to concur but I really would like it if someone could put a stake ...

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by JDavidE
Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
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