But his utterances on Sunday demonstrated only that his unerring talent for blandness will do little to get America back to work.
This track gives us hilarious lines and moments rivaling even the blandness of “Yesterday was Thursday…Today it is Friday.”
Conan was always the safe, mild-mannered choice to replace Jay Leno, who is blandness incarnate.
But surely there is something to hope for in a car journey that is neither violence nor blandness?
Mr. Prodmores blandness confessed, by its instant increase, to this impeachment.
Her blandness was beyond all baiting; she professed she could be as still as a mouse.
Tavannes raised his eyebrows with a blandness that seemed at odds with his harsh visage.
"Oh, yes, you will," and he smiled with a blandness that was maddening.
Then his eyes fell, and his tones changed to blandness once more.
Wetter suddenly assumed an air of great dignity and blandness.
1660s, from Italian blando "delicate," or Old French bland "flattering, complimentary," both from Latin blandus "smooth-talking, flattering, alluring," perhaps from PIE *mlad-, nasalized variant of *meld-, extended form of root *mel- (see melt). Related: Blandly; blandness. Latin also had blandiloquentulus "flattering in speech," which might have yielded a useful English *blandiloquent.