Blendest vs Blandest - What's the difference?

blendest | blandest |

As a verb blendest

is (archaic) (blend).

As an adjective blandest is





  • (archaic) (blend)
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    (en noun)
  • A mixture of two or more things.
  • Their music has been described as a blend of jazz and heavy metal.
    Our department has a good blend of experienced workers and young promise.
  • (linguistics) A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.
  • The word brunch is a blend of the words breakfast and lunch.


    * (mixture ): combination, mix, mixture * (in linguistics ): frankenword, portmanteau, portmanteau word


  • To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other.
  • To be mingled or mixed.
  • * Irving
  • There is a tone of solemn and sacred feeling that blends with our conviviality.
  • * To feel no other breezes than are blown / Through its tall woods with high romances blent - , 1884
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=3 citation , passage=Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= William E. Conner
  • , title= An Acoustic Arms Race , volume=101, issue=3, page=206-7, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Earless ghost swift moths become “invisible” to echolocating bats by forming mating clusters close
  • (obsolete) To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain.
  • (Spenser)

    Derived terms

    * blender * blended * blend in






  • (bland)
  • Anagrams




    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) blanden, blonden, from (etyl) .


    (en verb)
  • To mix; blend; mingle.
  • To connect; associate.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) bland, from (etyl) bland, .

    Alternative forms

    * (Scotland)


    (en noun)
  • Mixture; union.
  • An agreeable summer beverage prepared from the whey of churned milk, common among the inhabitants of the Shetland Islands.
  • Derived terms

    Etymology 3

    Ultimately from (etyl) .


  • Mild; soft, gentle, balmy; smooth in manner; suave.
  • *1818 , (John Keats), Sonnet :
  • *:Where didst thou find, young Bard, thy sounding lyre? / Where the bland accent, and the tender tone?
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  • *:“A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland , invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
  • Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.
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  • Lacking in taste, flavor, or vigor.
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