blandness

blandness
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' .

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