To better see all uses of the word
bland
in
War and Peace
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
bland
Used In
War and Peace
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • But Kutuzov went on blandly smiling with the same expression, which seemed to say that he had a right to suppose so.
  • He laughed blandly at her naive diplomacy but listened to what she had to say, and sometimes questioned her carefully about the Penza and Nizhegorod estates.
  • Count Ilya Rostov smiled blandly and nodded approval.
  • Having listened to her mother’s objections, Helene smiled blandly and ironically.
  • "But, my dear princess," answered Anna Mikhaylovna blandly but impressively, blocking the way to the bedroom and preventing the other from passing, "won’t this be too much for poor Uncle at a moment when he needs repose?

  • There are no more uses of "bland" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • a bland diet
  • a bland little drama

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading