Chinese English Dictionary

中文, 汉语, 漢語 - English

平淡 in English:

1. dull dull

To me he's no different from a million other dull middle aged men.
dull china
In the kitchen, you're more apt to cut yourself with a dull knife than with a sharp one.
Geometry, about which I know nothing, seems like a very dull subject.
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
This club is fearfully dull. The dance floor is empty and the smoking patio is packed.
To equip a dull, respectable person with wings would be but to make a parody of an angel.
If, on the other hand, children are left alone a great deal with nothing to do, they are likely to become dull and unintelligent.
Like air traffic controllers, drone pilots have high‐stress yet often dull and repetitive jobs, mostly surveilling areas for intelligence and potential targets.
It rained all the time we were there so we had a rather dull weekend sitting indoors.
The room around him became crisp, the dull firepit flaring to near blinding brightness.
If you have a dull room, what can you do to brighten it up? If you have a dull room, you can brighten it up by painting it.
dull afternoon/people/colour
Have you ever met someone as dull as he was?
For fear of the newspapers politicians are dull, and at last they are too dull even for the newspapers.

2. bland bland

This dish is bland.
Visitors to England often complain that English food is bland.
The meal was bland, and in need of herbs and spices.
Well, it's hot again today, isn't it? "That's one more time you've started with a bland topic."
I feel like my life is bland and I need to make meaning of it even though Idk how.
I’m not just being vanilla bland.
bland food
Pass me the hot sauce. This meal is too bland
a rather bland diet of soup, fish and bread.
Boiled chicken is very bland.
A lot of people find this music a bit bland.
networking, for her the word conjures up an image of a bland name-tag
This is a little too bland. We need to add more spice.
Life would become bland without you.
If one kind of texture is used in a room it can become rather bland and boring.

English word "平淡"(bland) occurs in sets:

味道 - Flavour