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Blandiose - Adjective describing something that wants to be grand (or has pretentious grandeur) but is only bland. Simultaneously dull and overblown; striving to be impressive, but turning out bland or unoriginal. Comparative - more blandiose, superlative most blandiose

Origin Blend of bland and grandiose.

Boy, does this describe my job right now...
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