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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

Synonyms

smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

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Cosmo Fry was one of the first people to see the potential in converting former office buildings into boutique hotels offering a radical alternative to some of the bigger, blander hotel offerings.
I adored his unpredictable, mad banter and I was always disappointed when he was replaced by one of the blander DJs.
Summary: Truffles, a luxury delicacy in French and Italian cuisine, may soon be adding flavor to blander dishes, as fungus migrates further north amid climate change, a Swiss scientist said Friday.
In reality it was blander than cheap stuffing and contained even more filler.
This prompted Spain to get a second shot, although their song sounded even blander the second time.
One will constitute of authentic Chinese food and which will be blander as compared to Indian- Chinese.
INTERESTING how everyone taking part in the studio debate marking 30 years of the BBC's Newsnight agreed that politics had become blander and conviction politicians of yesteryear were a dying breed.
The EU statement was far blander than the comments from Sarkozy and Brown, and didn't suggest there was any thrill for sanctions among most EU members.
The aim is to reinforce the connection of colour and brand in the customer's mind and so create a synergy of POS technology and retail design to differentiate from the blander terminals.
Nearly all consumers commented that the appearance of the water process sample was greyer, blander and had gluey, gummy or pasty texture.
For many years technology was always used to make beer blander and more profitable.
After mixing all ingredients with an immersion blander, the end result--which resembles sea foam--is carefully spooned on top of the glass.
I've watched as Oakway Center - once blander than boullion soup - has sprung to life over the years: Harry Potter fans partying at Borders, a Thursday night motorcycle club getting caffeinated at Starbucks, young and old listening to live jazz in the Heritage Courtyard on a summer's night.
The bar is dominated by the blander mass-marketed beers, but Greene King IPA and Abbott is available on cask.
The more significance the film tries to heap on Irving, the blander he becomes, and the stakes are inflated so artificially high (at the end of the film Irving is battling Nixon) that the character seems almost forced into telling lies, which robs the story of its real-life ingenuity.