One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an uninteresting manner that lacks strong emotion, features, or characteristics.‘he smiled blandly at me’‘he proved to be a blandly handsome man’
- ‘Instead of witty banter, lines are delivered blandly, leaving little room for laughs or sexual tension.’
- ‘Too bad if patients want to see the sun or anything as blandly comfortable as a car or a footpath.’
- ‘Investors need to be careful about looking too blandly at current share prices relative to historic price for cyclical stocks.’
- ‘These reviews are increasingly characterized by their blandly uncritical quality.’
- ‘The mockups of cocktail bars and first-class cabins look blandly four-star.’
- ‘Under questioning, he claimed total ignorance of events and blandly refused to assist the authorities.’
- ‘It's a blandly renovated building with a pretentious marquis bedecked with flags.’
- ‘Some people still appreciate blandly outdated entertainment, perhaps making this little film a nice present for Grandma.’
- ‘Her autobiography refuses to give the reader anything more than a blandly introspective narrative.’
- ‘He was blandly dressed in a white shirt and burgundy tie.’
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