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Synonyms for bland
blændbland

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bland

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

    Antonyms:
    harsh, abrupt, rough

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapidadjective

    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, flatadjective

    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, blandadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blandadjective

    Synonyms:
    soft, mild, gentle, not harsh

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blandadjective

    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.

  2. David Stamps:

    Breonna Taylor, like Sandra Bland and other Black women, are often relegated to the back row as the emphasis is typically placed on the systemic racism and brutality that Black men face, this is why Breonna Taylor is an icon. Sandra Bland reminds us that we need to #SayHerName and that all Black life matters.

  3. Scott Walker:

    I'd rather have bland or uncharismatic than dumb or ignorant, or corrupt or any of the other things that they could label other would-be candidates out there. Or old, for that matter.

  4. Sara Peternell:

    This idea of giving them ‘smooshy,’ bland, wallpaper-tasting rice cereal because we believe it’s either easier on their taste buds or easier on their digestive system is becoming a very outdated first-foods-for-babies recommendation.

  5. Nick Pappas:

    Passing out traditional material and flyers and trying to sell shirts, no one changes their political beliefs based on a shirt, what we need to do is try and get conservative entertainment out there in the movies, we need to figure out other ways to change the culture on the ground level and just not focus on generic bland messaging. Unfortunately not enough booths are doing it.


Translations for bland

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  • ماصخArabic
  • ласкав, мек, успокояващ, нежен, приятенBulgarian
  • mdlýCzech
  • sødDanish
  • geschmacklos, mild, fad, sanftGerman
  • suave, tenue, simple, desabrido, amable, debil, sosoSpanish
  • väritön, mieto, vaisu, mauton, mitäänsanomatonFinnish
  • doux, douce, fadeFrench
  • नरमHindi
  • blandeInterlingua
  • fiacco, blando, insipidoItalian
  • 当たり障りのありませんJapanese
  • zacht, mild, smaakloosDutch
  • mdły, bez smaku, łagodny, bezbarwny, nijaki, delikatny, uspakajającyPolish
  • pritenos, blând, liniștitor, gentil, prietenos, afabil, prevenitorRomanian
  • безвкусный, неинтересный, приятный, нежный, мягкий, ласковый, успокаивающийRussian
  • svag, vän, tam, intetsägande, mild, smaklös, lam, blid, faddSwedish
  • 平淡Chinese

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