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bland

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