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Synonyms for bland

Synonyms for bland

effortlessly gracious and tactful in social manner

lacking an appetizing flavor

lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality

without definite or distinctive characteristics

Synonyms for bland

lacking taste or flavor or tang

lacking stimulating characteristics


smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

References in classic literature ?
Pigling Bland listened gravely; Alexander was hopelessly volatile.
Pigling Bland and Alexander trotted along steadily for a mile; at least Pigling Bland did.
Pigling Bland and Alexander sat down and untied their bundles.
But I wish to preserve them for emergencies," said Pigling Bland doubtfully.
Pigling Bland pulled out his paper; Alexander, after fumbling, handed over something scrumply--
Pigling Bland did not like going on alone, and it was beginning to rain.
Pigling Bland went on alone dejectedly; he came to cross-roads and a sign-post--"To Market Town,
Pigling Bland was shocked, there was little hope of sleeping in Market Town, and to-morrow was the hiring fair; it was deplorable to think how much time had been wasted by the frivolity of Alexander.
I wish I could have a little garden and grow potatoes," said Pigling Bland.
Pigling Bland became frightened and cried "Wee, wee, wee
After an hour's wandering he got out of the wood; the moon shone through the clouds, and Pigling Bland saw a country that was new to him.
said Pigling Bland, wet and cold and quite tired out.
Pigling Bland, much alarmed, determined to leave at daybreak.
Then he dropped in five more dirty, kicking, cackling hens upon the top of Pigling Bland.
Pigling Bland drew forward a coppy stool, and sat on the edge of it, shyly warming his hands.