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Definition 1: smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bland or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for bland in the sense of this definition

(bland is similar to ...) using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people

"the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject"

Definition 2: lacking taste or flavor or tang - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bland or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for bland in the sense of this definition

(bland is similar to ...) lacking flavor

Definition 3: lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bland or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bland little drama
  • a flat joke

Synonyms for bland in the sense of this definition

(bland is similar to ...) not stimulating

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