HyperDic: bland

English > 3 senses of the word bland:
ADJECTIVEallbland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapidlacking taste or flavor or tang
allbland, flatlacking stimulating characteristics / characteristics
allbland, politic, smooth, suavesmoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
bland > pronunciation
Soundsblae'nd
Rhymesampersand ... woodland: 90 rhymes with aend...
English > bland: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking taste or flavor or tang.
Example"a bland diet"
Synonymsflat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid
Broadertastelesslacking flavor
Spanishblando, desaborido, insípido, insulso, soso
Catalandessaborit, insípid, insuls
Nounsblandnesslacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
English > bland: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking stimulating characteristics / characteristics; uninteresting.
Example"a bland little drama"
Synonymflat
Broaderunstimulating, unexcitingnot stimulating
Spanishdesaborido, insípido, insulso, soso
Catalandessaborit, insípid, insuls
Adverbsblandlyin a bland manner
English > bland: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsmoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication.
Synonymspolitic, smooth, suave
Broaderdiplomatic, diplomaticalUsing or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
Nounsblandnessthe quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
blandnessthe trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern

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