(1) The simple repetition of bland reassurance that fails to address patients' fears is ineffective.(2) This even extends to some of the marquee stars, as Mary Jane looks particularly bland with flattened features.(3) The kids, besides looking like brothers, were bland and uninteresting.(4) The poor boring, bland singer has to follow a dynamic superstar.(5) The resultant fare was fresh enough, but the dressing was bland and thin.(6) You can replace these by drinking plenty of bland liquids such as water and soda water.(7) Colors seem to be unnaturally muted, so that the entire movie has a soft, bland look to it.(8) He spoke in a voice so calm and bland , it stuck in the air like an emotionless reverberation.(9) Supermarkets offer the same cosmetically perfect bland foods, from apples to bread to cheese.(10) He stars as a sound engineer in a happy but bland marriage to an emotionally fragile woman with psychic abilities.(11) It is easiest to define first what its role should not be - bland reassurance.(12) While this helps in the credibility department, it makes the trial somewhat bland and characterless.(13) The dish was too bland , lacking flavour, and the aloe seemed not entirely fresh.(14) That bland description understates the drama and stakes of the investigation.(15) Its visuals are disappointingly mediocre, featuring bland and utterly uninspired track designs.(16) If you can face it, bland foods such as toast or crackers may relieve feelings of nausea.