Synonyms of bland in English:



  • 1 the peppers give the bland turkey a piquant flavour
    tasteless, flavourless, insipid, mild, savourless, unflavoured, weak, thin, watery, watered-down, spiceless, unappetizing
    informal wishy-washy
    [Antonyms] tangy
  • 2 a very bland general election campaign
    uninteresting, dull, boring, tedious, monotonous, dry, drab, dreary, wearisome; unexciting, unimaginative, uninspiring, uninspired, weak, insipid, colourless, lustreless, lacklustre, vapid, flat, stale, trite, vacuous, feeble, pallid, wishy-washy; limp, lame, tired, lifeless, torpid, unanimated, zestless, spiritless, sterile, anaemic, barren, tame, bloodless, antiseptic; middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, commonplace, mediocre, nondescript, characterless, mundane, inoffensive, humdrum, prosaic
    [Antonyms] interesting stimulating
  • 3 bland breezes
    temperate, mild, soft, calm, balmy, soothing, benign
    [Antonyms] violent destructive
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