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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bland /ˈblænd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bland a.
 1. Mild; soft; gentle; smooth and soothing in manner; suave; as, a bland temper; bland persuasion; a bland sycophant. “Exhilarating vapor bland.”
 2. Having soft and soothing qualities; not drastic or irritating; not stimulating; as, a bland oil; a bland diet.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics; "a
             bland pudding"; "a bland diet for her irritated
             stomach" [ant: pungent]
      2: lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid
         hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid
         beer"; "vapid tea" [syn: flat, flavorless, flavourless,
          insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid]
      3: lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland
         little drama"; "a flat joke" [syn: flat]