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jejune

je·june

jejune

 
pronunciation:
jih jun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lacking interest or liveliness; dull.
The book presented jejune statements as fresh insights.
similar words:
arid, banal, barren, insipid, prosaic
definition 2: childish, juvenile, or unsophisticated.
Now that she was older, her youthful writing style seemed a bit jejune.You seem to enjoy the jejune antics of these boys.
similar words:
childish, juvenile
definition 3: having little or no substance or capacity to nourish.
He made himself a jejune meal composed mainly of instant mashed potatoes.
derivations: jejunely (adv.), jejuneness (n.)