What does bland mean?

Definitions for bland
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bland.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Andrew MacDougall:

    The country will be in perfectly safe, if bland, hands. That might not be a bad thing in a world gone insane.

  2. Eric Bland and Ronnie Richter:

    Today is a bittersweet day for the Tony Satterfield and Harriott Families, avarice and betrayal of trust are at the heart of this matter. Lawsuits and claims are not vehicles for Eric Bland and Ronnie Richter, defendants and/or friends to enrich themselves at the expense of their clients. These belong to the clients and the clients only. This is the sacred trust that lawyers and fiduciaries owe their clients. 100 % fidelity and never putting their interests over the clients.

  3. 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, the grand jury has looked at all the evidence and found no evidence of murder.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    This video of the arrest of Sandra Bland shows totally outrageous police behavior, no one should be yanked from her car, thrown to the ground, assaulted and arrested for a minor traffic stop. The result is that three days later she is dead in her jail cell.

  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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Translations for bland

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  • ماصخArabic
  • ласкав, мек, приятен, нежен, успокояващBulgarian
  • mdlýCzech
  • sødDanish
  • sanft, fad, mild, geschmacklosGerman
  • soso, debil, suave, simple, tenue, desabrido, amableSpanish
  • mauton, mitäänsanomaton, vaisu, väritön, mietoFinnish
  • doux, douce, fadeFrench
  • नरमHindi
  • blandeInterlingua
  • insipido, blando, fiaccoItalian
  • 当たり障りのありませんJapanese
  • zacht, smaakloos, mildDutch
  • bezbarwny, łagodny, uspakajający, delikatny, nijaki, bez smaku, mdłyPolish
  • prevenitor, afabil, liniștitor, prietenos, gentil, blând, pritenosRomanian
  • неинтересный, успокаивающий, ласковый, мягкий, безвкусный, приятный, нежныйRussian
  • mild, lam, vän, fadd, blid, smaklös, intetsägande, tam, svagSwedish
  • 平淡Chinese

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