bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid(adj)
lacking taste or flavor or tang
"a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
"a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"
politic, smooth, suave, bland(adj)
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"
Mild; soft, gentle, balmy; smooth in manner; suave.
Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.
Lacking in taste or vigor.
Origin: From blandus.
mild; soft; gentle; smooth and soothing in manner; suave; as, a bland temper; bland persuasion; a bland sycophant
having soft and soothing qualities; not drastic or irritating; not stimulating; as, a bland oil; a bland diet
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
bland, adj. smooth: gentle: mild.—adv. Blandly.—n. Bland′ness. [L. blandus, perh.—mla(n)dus—Eng. mild.]
bland, n. an Orcadian name for butter-milk and water. [Scand. blanda.]
The numerical value of bland in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of bland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of bland in a Sentence
Use bland soaps, not highly perfumed or scented soaps.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Without the challenges, life can be totally - like a bland diet with no spices. Challenges are the Spices of Life
Without the Challenges, Life can be totally boring - like a bland diet with no spices. Challenges are truly the Spices of Life!
There's no variation in the environment, it's dark, it's white, and it's bland. It's monotonous and people really underestimate that.
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- ласкав, мек, приятен, нежен, успокояващBulgarian
- sanft, fad, mild, geschmacklosGerman
- soso, debil, suave, simple, tenue, desabrido, amableSpanish
- mauton, mitäänsanomaton, vaisu, väritön, mietoFinnish
- doux, douce, fadeFrench
- insipido, blando, fiaccoItalian
- 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
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