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1[mass noun] Lack of strong emotions, features, or characteristics:‘the overall blandness of his performance’
- 1.1 (with reference to food or drink) the quality of being unseasoned, mild-tasting, or insipid:‘the boneless chops were underseasoned to the point of blandness’
- 1.1 (with reference to food or drink) the quality of being unseasoned, mild-tasting, or insipid:
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