bland

  • 1 Bland — oder blande bezeichnet im medizinischen Sprachgebrauch so viel wie mild, reizlos, nicht entzündlich verlaufend Bland ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bill Bland (1916–2001), britischer Kommunist Bobby Bland (* 1930), US amerikanischer… …

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  • 2 Bland — Bland, a. [L. blandus, of unknown origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. Mild; soft; gentle; smooth and soothing in manner; suave; as, a bland temper; bland persuasion; a bland sycophant. Exhilarating vapor bland. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Having soft and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Bland — may refer to:*Places: *Bland, Missouri, a US city *Bland, Virginia, a US unincorporated community *Division of Bland, a former Australian Electoral DivisionPeople with the surname Bland: *Bland (surname)People with the given name Bland: *Bland… …

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  • 4 blând — BLÂND, Ă, blânzi, de, adj., s.f. I. adj. 1. (Despre oameni) Care este omenos, paşnic, prietenos; blajin. ♦ (Despre fapte, sentimente etc.) De om bun. ♦ (Despre animale) Care nu fuge de om; care nu se sperie. 2. fig. (Despre timp, natură etc.)… …

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  • 5 bland — [ blænd ] adjective 1. ) not interesting, exciting, or original, and therefore boring: She had pleasant but somewhat bland features. 2. ) not having a strong taste and therefore not very interesting to eat 3. ) bland comments or remarks are… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 bland — [blænd] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: blandus] 1.) without any excitement, strong opinions, or special character = ↑dull ▪ a few bland comments 2.) food that is bland has very little taste ▪ a bland diet >blandly adv >bland …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 bland — [bland] adj. [L blandus, mild, prob. < IE base * mḷdu , soft, var. of * mel : see MILL1] 1. pleasantly smooth in manner; suave 2. mild and soothing; not sharp, harsh, etc. [bland medicine] 3. tasteless, insipid, dull, etc. SYN. SOFT …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Bland — Bland, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 565 Housing Units (2000): 299 Land area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq.… …

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  • 9 Bland, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 565 Housing Units (2000): 299 Land area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.641615 sq. miles (1.661774 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 10 bland — bland; bland·for·dia; bland·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 11 bland — [adj1] tasteless; undistinctive banal, blah*, boring, dull, dull as dishwater*, flat, flavorless, ho hum*, humdrum, insipid, milkand water*, monotonous, nerdy*, nothing, pabulum*, sapless*, tame, tedious, unexciting, uninspiring, uninteresting,… …

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  • 12 bland — (adj.) 1660s, from It. blando delicate, or O.Fr. bland flattering, complimentary, both from L. blandus smooth talking, flattering, alluring, perhaps from PIE *mlad , nasalized variant of *meld , extended form of root *mel (see MELT (Cf. melt)).… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 Bland — /bland/, n. James A(llen), 1854 1911, U.S. songwriter and minstrel performer. * * * …

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  • 14 bland — (bland) [L. blandus] mild or soothing …

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  • 15 bland — <aus lat. blandus »mild, freundlich«>: 1. mild, reizlos (z. B. von einer Diät). 2. a) ruhig verlaufend; b) nicht auf Ansteckung beruhend (von Krankheiten; Med.) …

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  • 16 bland — adj 1 smooth, *suave, urbane, diplomatic, politic Analogous words: benign, benignant, *kind, kindly: *amiable, complaisant, obliging, good natured: slick, unctuous (see FULSOME) Antonyms: brusque Contrasted words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 bland- — *bland germ.: Quelle: Personenname; Sonstiges: Reichert, Lexikon der altgermanischen Namen 2, 1990, 482 (Blandrici) …

    Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • 18 bland — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting. 2) (of food or drink) lacking flavour or seasoning. DERIVATIVES blandly adverb blandness noun. ORIGIN Latin blandus soft, smooth …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 bland — 01. Tofu has a fairly [bland] taste, but it s not bad when mixed into a vegetable sauté. 02. Jack is a [bland] sort of person who doesn t seem to have an opinion about anything in particular. 03. She works in a very [bland], 2 story office… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 bland — blandly, adv. blandness, n. /bland/, adj., blander, blandest. 1. pleasantly gentle or agreeable: a bland, affable manner. 2. soothing or balmy, as air: a bland southern breeze. 3. nonirritating, as food or medicines: a bland diet. 4. not highly… …

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