Definition of Blandly

1. Adverb. In a bland manner. "His blandly incompetent attempts"

Partainyms: Bland



Definition of Blandly

1. adv. In a bland manner; mildly; suavely.

Definition of Blandly

1. Adverb. In a bland manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blandly

1. bland [adv] - See also: bland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blandly

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blandify
blandifying
blandiloquence
blandiloquent
blandiloquently
blandiose
blandish
blandished
blandisher
blandishers
blandishes
blandishing
blandishments
blandly (current term)
blandness
blandnesses
blands
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blank canvas
blank canvases
blank check
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blank checks
blank cheque
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Literary usage of Blandly

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1. Curiosities of the Law Reporters by Franklin Fiske Heard (1871)
"... rose as amicus curise, and suggested in arrest of judgment that there was a material defect in the indictment, the Lord Chief Justice blandly observed, ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"... importunity and weariness by report, but he had not yet learned the art of being blandly insolent, and thus could not shake off the ..."

3. Niphon and Pe-che-li; Or, Two Years in Japan and Northern China by Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1862)
"The Governor sat smiling blandly at his post: he had heard no report whatever except that of the guns, which he was quite at a loss to account for. ..."

4. Curiosities of the Law Reporters by Franklin Fiske Heard (1871)
"... rose as amicus curise, and suggested in arrest of judgment that there was a material defect in the indictment, the Lord Chief Justice blandly observed, ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"... importunity and weariness by report, but he had not yet learned the art of being blandly insolent, and thus could not shake off the ..."

6. Niphon and Pe-che-li; Or, Two Years in Japan and Northern China by Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1862)
"The Governor sat smiling blandly at his post: he had heard no report whatever except that of the guns, which he was quite at a loss to account for. ..."

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