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bland / bland/ • adj. lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting: rebelling against the bland uniformity. ∎  (of food or drink) mild or insipid. ∎  (of a person or behavior) showing no strong emotion; dull and unremarkable: offering bland reassurance. DERIVATIVES: bland·ly adv. bland·ness n.

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bland (bland) adj. nonirritating; mild; soothing: applied to foods and diets.

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bland XV (only Sc.), XVII. — L. blandus.

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