Bland. adj. [blandus, Lat.] Soft; mild; gentle.
In her face excuse
Came prologue; and apology too prompt;
Which, with bland words at will, she thus address'd. Milton's Par. Lost, b. ix. l. 855.
An even calm
Perpetual reign'd, save what the zephyrs bland
Breath'd o'er the blue expanse. Thomson's Spring.