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bland in Tastes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblandbland /blænd/ ●○○ adjective  1 BORINGwithout any excitement, strong opinions, or special character syn dull a few bland comments2 CTfood that is bland has very little taste syn tasteless a bland dietsee thesaurus at tasteblandly adverbblandness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
blandThe language in her speech was deliberately bland.If the sauce is bland, add a little more vinegar.They look all right but taste bland and the filling turns to runny brown jam once warmed up.The college's bland appearance made it seem a little unfriendly.To that end, the carpeting in virtually all the residences is a bland beige -- making the homes easier to sell.Most job descriptions are bland, boring and totally lacking in colour.Tofu is a bland food made from soy beans.At first, give the baby tiny portions of any bland food that has been sieved or pureed.He had the same bland good looks, the same friendly if formal manner and the same knack for courteous evasion.They are bland in flavor and almost odour free.a few bland songs on the radioFor the second time Daley had misjudged the voter appeal of a seemingly bland, stolid, young lawyer named Richard Ogilvie.a bland suburban neighborhoodAt best she had expected bland sympathy from him, but the sparks shooting in his eyes were genuine.