pleasantly gentle or agreeable:
a bland, affable manner.
soothing or balmy, as air:
a bland southern breeze.
nonirritating, as food or medicines:
a bland diet.
not highly flavored; mild; tasteless:
a bland sauce.
lacking in special interest, liveliness, individuality, etc.; insipid; dull:
a bland young man; a bland situation comedy.
unemotional, indifferent, or casual:
his bland acknowledgment of guilt.
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devoid of any distinctive or stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; dull: bland food
gentle and agreeable; suave
(of the weather) mild and soothing
unemotional or unmoved: a bland account of atrocities
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verb (intransitive, adverb) (informal) to become bland
James A(llen) 1854–1911, U.S. songwriter and minstrel performer. adjective devoid of any distinctive or stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; dull: bland food gentle and agreeable; suave (of the weather) mild and soothing unemotional or unmoved: a bland account of atrocities adj.