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vapid - vocabulary

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adjective

Having lost sparkling quality and flavor; insipid; flat; dull or tedious.

A society in which everyone works is not necessarily a free society and may indeed be a slave society; on the other hand, a society in which there is widespread economic insecurity can turn freedom into a barren and vapid right for the millions of people.

—Eleanor Roosevelt Quoted in Eleanor: The Years Alone by Joseph P. Lash (1972)

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