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b land nuhs

  • n  the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
    the blandness of his confession enraged the judge
  • n  lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
  • n  the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner

  • The gentleman under suspicion is Peter Lyman (Hugh Jackman), a moneyed chap who is polite to the point of blandness--the white bread of the English upper crust.
  • It's basically a three-person saga, led by Fraser, the easygoing, Toronto-educated star of the Mummy movies; his reassuring blandness is the very definition of the word Canadian.
  • Cynics can scoff at the product's bubblegum blandness, but that's precisely what's helped make HSM a global hit.
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  • 'R.I.P.D.' review: it's nearly epic in its mediocrity
    By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES ( - In a season of retreads, reboots and adaptations, "R.I.P.D." is nearly epic in its mediocrity. When historians look back at this by-the-numbers era of studio summer blockbusters, they may well point to this film as being notably iconic in its lack of original ideas, its staggering predictability and its thorough blandness. "R.I.P.D." feels like the ...
    July 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Jon Fratelli in Boston Herald
    I think there'sa certain amount of blandness that goes into becoming a seriously big act,said Jon Fratelli, singer and guitarist for the unrelated Glasgow trio whose members all use the Fratelli surname. "If you're not one of those bland...
  • Tony Blair in Independent
    The Dome, which the Prime Minister described on the eve of its opening as "a triumph of confidence over cynicism, boldness over blandness, excellence over mediocrity", has had a number of incarnations.
  • Jeremy Greenstock in Hindu
    Sir Jeremy said he was considering other ways of getting his story out: "My personal view is that it might be worth saying what I want to say rather than being censored to blandness."

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