bland


bland
01. Tofu has a fairly [bland] taste, but it's not bad when mixed into a vegetable sauté.
02. Jack is a [bland] sort of person who doesn't seem to have an opinion about anything in particular.
03. She works in a very [bland], 2-story office building downtown.
04. After eating the spicy food of Thailand for two years, he found British food horribly [bland].
05. This talk show is really [bland] because they avoid any controversial topics for fear of offending someone.
06. His writing style is simple and [bland]; okay for short newspaper articles, but totally unacceptable for a novel.
07. The soup was rather [bland], so I put some hot sauce in it.
08. The [blandness] of the food made the supper difficult to enjoy.
09. Our neighbors are pretty [bland]; an old couple that practically live in front of their television sets.
10. Cooking experts say that steak must not be cut too thin before cooking, or all the juices will seep out, and the flavor will be [bland].
11. My Mexican chums tell me that the food here in England tastes really [bland].
12. This oil is quite [bland] tasting but it's good for frying.
13. I find his artwork quite [bland] and boring. He never seems to take risks or try something new.
14. Carlos said he found Japanese food to be quite [bland], but I like its delicate taste.

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  • Bland — Bland, a. [L. blandus, of unknown origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. Mild; soft; gentle; smooth and soothing in manner; suave; as, a bland temper; bland persuasion; a bland sycophant. Exhilarating vapor bland. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Having soft and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bland — [bland] adj. [L blandus, mild, prob. < IE base * mḷdu , soft, var. of * mel : see MILL1] 1. pleasantly smooth in manner; suave 2. mild and soothing; not sharp, harsh, etc. [bland medicine] 3. tasteless, insipid, dull, etc. SYN. SOFT …   English World dictionary

  • Bland — Bland, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 565 Housing Units (2000): 299 Land area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bland, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 565 Housing Units (2000): 299 Land area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bland — bland; bland·for·dia; bland·ly; …   English syllables

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