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Synonyms for bland
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid(adj)

    lacking taste or flavor or tang

    "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"

    Synonyms:
    plane, smooth, two-dimensional, flavorless, categoric, matt, savourless, jejune, insipid, level, monotonic, compressed, unconditional, matted, suave, vapid, categorical, monotonous, prostrate, matte, monotone, savorless, flat, mat, flavourless, politic

    Antonyms:
    stimulating, undiplomatic, tasty

  2. bland, flat(adj)

    lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting

    "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"

    Synonyms:
    plane, smooth, two-dimensional, flavorless, categoric, matt, savourless, insipid, level, monotonic, compressed, unconditional, matted, suave, vapid, categorical, monotonous, prostrate, matte, monotone, savorless, flat, mat, flavourless, politic

    Antonyms:
    tasty, stimulating, undiplomatic

  3. politic, smooth, suave, bland(adj)

    smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

    "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"

    Synonyms:
    smooth, fluid, placid, savourless, insipid, tranquil, unruffled, still, quiet, flavorless, flavourless, suave, vapid, savorless, legato, debonair, debonnaire, flat, debonaire, fluent, liquid, politic

    Antonyms:
    tasty, undiplomatic, stimulating

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bland

    Synonyms:
    soft, mild, gentle, complaisant, courteous, affable, gracious, tender, benign

    Antonyms:
    harsh, abrupt, rough

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bland(a.)

    Synonyms:
    soft, mild, gentle, not harsh

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bland(a)

    Synonyms:
    suave, mollifying, affable, complaisant, soothing, emollient, demulsive, assuasive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bland":

    anodyne, insipid

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How to use bland in a sentence?

  1. Darrell Jordan:

    After reviewing all the evidence in the death of Sandra Bland, a Waller grand jury did not return an indictment in the death of Bland, nor were any indictments returned against any employee of the Waller County Jail, the grand jury has looked at all the evidence and found no evidence of murder.

  2. Whitney High:

    Use bland soaps, not highly perfumed or scented soaps.

  3. RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT B.A., M.S.R, J.D.:

    ***(C)(P) THE WORD-BRAKKISH- AS USED BY JAMAICANS REFERS TO THE WAY CERTAIN TEA OR BEVERAGES ARE JUST -A BIT SWEETENED-NOT TO FULLNESS. BLACK AMERICANS HAVE PUT THEIR TWIST ON IT TO SHOW SOMEONE WHO IS-NOT SO WHITE, NOR NOT SO BLACK- MULTIRACIAL-COLOR OF SKIN-BROWN PEOPLE.HERE IS THE TWIST-THE TEA IS NOT SO SWEET, NOR IS IT TOO BLAND.THE PERSON IS HALF WHITE AND HALF BLACK-GOT IT? YES! THEY WERE INFLUENCED BY US. TO AMERICANS-ITS ALL ABOUT SKIN COLOR. TO JAMAICANS, ITS NOT!! DO NOT GET IT CONFUSED. JAMAICANS ARE SPECIFIC, NOT BEING COLORED BY RACISM.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    Clearly if Sandra Bland, who was a middle class black woman, had been a middle class white woman, it is unlikely that the police would have treated her in the same way, unarmed African-Americans have been abused and sometimes killed while in police custody. Clearly these are issues that must be dealt with and changed.

  5. Robert Redford on my running:

    I'm glad Donald Trump's in there because Donald Trump being the way Donald Trump is, and saying what Donald Trump says the way Donald Trump says it, I think shakes things up and I think that's very needed, because on the other side, it's so bland.

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Translations for bland

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  • ماصخArabic
  • ласкав, мек, приятен, нежен, успокояващBulgarian
  • mdlýCzech
  • sødDanish
  • sanft, fad, mild, geschmacklosGerman
  • soso, debil, suave, simple, tenue, desabrido, amableSpanish
  • mauton, mitäänsanomaton, vaisu, väritön, mietoFinnish
  • doux, douce, fadeFrench
  • नरमHindi
  • blandeInterlingua
  • insipido, blando, fiaccoItalian
  • 当たり障りのありませんJapanese
  • zacht, smaakloos, mildDutch
  • bezbarwny, łagodny, uspakajający, delikatny, nijaki, bez smaku, mdłyPolish
  • prevenitor, afabil, liniștitor, prietenos, gentil, blând, pritenosRomanian
  • неинтересный, успокаивающий, ласковый, мягкий, безвкусный, приятный, нежныйRussian
  • mild, lam, vän, fadd, blid, smaklös, intetsägande, tam, svagSwedish
  • 平淡Chinese

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