What does Bland mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapidadjective

    lacking taste or flavor or tang

    "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"

  2. bland, flatadjective

    lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting

    "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"

  3. politic, smooth, suave, blandadjective

    smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

    "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"


  1. blandadjective

    Mild; soft, gentle, balmy; smooth in manner; suave.

    Etymology: From blandus.

  2. blandadjective

    Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.

    Etymology: From blandus.

  3. blandadjective

    Lacking in taste or vigor.

    Etymology: From blandus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blandadjective

    mild; soft; gentle; smooth and soothing in manner; suave; as, a bland temper; bland persuasion; a bland sycophant

  2. Blandadjective

    having soft and soothing qualities; not drastic or irritating; not stimulating; as, a bland oil; a bland diet


  1. Bland

    Bland is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Bland County, Virginia, United States. Bland was originally known as Bland Court House. The population as of the 2010 Census was 409.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bland

    bland, adj. smooth: gentle: mild.—adv. Blandly.—n. Bland′ness. [L. blandus, perh.—mla(n)dus—Eng. mild.]

  2. Bland

    bland, n. an Orcadian name for butter-milk and water. [Scand. blanda.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bland in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Bland in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    My heart breaks at seeing another young African American life lost too soon, sandra Bland had a bright future ahead of her and it is particularly tragic that she lost her life just as she was to start her new career.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Without the challenges, life can be totally - like a bland diet with no spices. Challenges are the Spices of Life

  3. Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett:

    People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland... An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given.

  4. Sue Grafton:

    People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given.

  5. Darrell Jordan:

    After reviewing all the evidence in the death of Sandra Bland, a Waller grand jury did not return an indictment in the death of Bland, nor were any indictments returned against any employee of the Waller County Jail.

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  • ماصخArabic
  • ласкав, мек, успокояващ, нежен, приятенBulgarian
  • mdlýCzech
  • sødDanish
  • geschmacklos, mild, fad, sanftGerman
  • suave, tenue, simple, desabrido, amable, debil, sosoSpanish
  • väritön, mieto, vaisu, mauton, mitäänsanomatonFinnish
  • doux, douce, fadeFrench
  • नरमHindi
  • blandeInterlingua
  • fiacco, blando, insipidoItalian
  • 当たり障りのありませんJapanese
  • zacht, mild, smaakloosDutch
  • mdły, bez smaku, łagodny, bezbarwny, nijaki, delikatny, uspakajającyPolish
  • pritenos, blând, liniștitor, gentil, prietenos, afabil, prevenitorRomanian
  • безвкусный, неинтересный, приятный, нежный, мягкий, ласковый, успокаивающийRussian
  • svag, vän, tam, intetsägande, mild, smaklös, lam, blid, faddSwedish
  • 平淡Chinese

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    personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • A. suffering
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