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bland

Etymology: L, blandus
mild or having a soothing effect.
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We have replaced character with blandness, individuality with the corporate.
Whether you believe in one god, three-in-one or a pantheon there's something for everyone, as long as you enjoy Classic FM blandness - the musical equivalent of decaffeinated coffee.
For Toyoda, the compact will be a chance to build on pledges to make cars that are more fun to drive and shed some of the company's reputation for blandness.
Is the music loving X Factor generation addicted to musical blandness or just the prospect of another local star being born?
With balloons everywhere and the crowd all wearing cardboard BK crowns, there was a party atmosphere, but it all felt a bit forced and wasn't helped by the blandness of most of the songs.
The rest is formulaic LA radio rock that relies on tired cliche on the road to blandness.
Steer clear or be prepared to be battered senseless by blandness.
Many critics take issue with the script, which "carries blandness to a point beyond tedium," Roger Ebert reports.
48, Asda North Eastern Italy usually provides the best respite from the blandness that afflicts so much Pinot Grigio.
The Mediocrity campaign was an engaging way to have some fun with this trend toward blandness while offering a better alternative, 2011 Subaru Legacy.
The last obstacle to "modernising" the station has finally been removed and it can take another step towards blandness.
The dividing line between solidity and blandness is thin, and Plaid is marooned on the wrong side.