[ UK /blˈændnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈbɫændnəs/ ]
  1. the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
  2. the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
    the blandness of his confession enraged the judge
  3. lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
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How To Use blandness In A Sentence

  • The blandness makes the whole exercise appear rather elusive and flimsy. Times, Sunday Times
  • Am I ready for the blandness of tasteful white walls and artistic black and white photographic prints?
  • The poor must be grateful for gimcrack blandness. Times, Sunday Times
  • The smooth blandness of the mascarpone was a nice foil to the prunes - texturally and flavorwise - and did a nice job of gussying up what is essentially a no-fuss dessert. Frankie's Spuntino's Wine-Stewed Prunes and Mascarpone
  • Bergman moves the entire sequence from gothic, candle-illuminated lighting to electric, reflecting both the otherworldliness of the atmosphere and its unbeautiful blandness.
  • Gunn's new job at Liz Claiborne is to "to bring a sense of excitement about fashion to a corporate culture known for blandness and to effect a change in the perception of its brands, from outdated to fashionable. A role model in better clothes
  • They floated, and she began to suspect their blandness was a form of turtle happiness, or at least contentment, from the way they blinked their eyes in the sun, and continued to float. Something Unpredictable
  • Unfortunately these are nestled in an album noteworthy mostly for its blandness.
  • Like indie rock, alt-weeklies always seemed like an unshakable bastion of uncorrupted cool in a world of over-commercialized blandness and a fundamental component of an ill-spent adolescence. Josh Rosenblatt: Hoping to Compensate for Their Waning Influence, Alt-Weeklies Sacrifice Quality for Sensory Overload
  • It could be argued that a little bit of humour does much to leaven the blandness of what passes for reporting and analysis in the press.
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