Frigid vs Vapid - What's the difference?

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Frigid is a related term of vapid.


As adjectives the difference between frigid and vapid

is that frigid is very cold; lacking warmth; icy while vapid is lifeless, dull or banal.

frigid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.
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  • Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.
  • (colloquial) Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.
  • Antonyms

    * fervid

    References

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    vapid

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Lifeless, dull or banal.
  • * 1857 , , Volume the Second, page 30 (ISBN 1857150570)
  • Then there was a little more trite conversation between Mr. Arabin and Mr. Harding; trite, and hard, and vapid , and senseless.
  • Tasteless, bland, or insipid.
  • Derived terms

    * vapidity * vapidly * vapidness

    Synonyms

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