Definitions for jejunedʒɪˈdʒun

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

je•junedʒɪˈdʒun(adj.)

  1. lacking interest or significance; insipid:

    a jejune novel.

  2. lacking maturity; childish:

    jejune behavior.

  3. lacking nutritive elements:

    a jejune diet.

Origin of jejune:

1605–15; < L jējūnus empty, poor, mean

je•june′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insubstantial, jejune(adj)

    lacking in nutritive value

    "the jejune diets of the very poor"

  2. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerile(adj)

    displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

    "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"

  3. insipid, jejune(adj)

    lacking interest or significance or impact

    "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"

Wiktionary

  1. jejune(Adjective)

    Not nutritious.

  2. jejune(Adjective)

    Lacking matter; empty; devoid of substance.

  3. jejune(Adjective)

    Naive; simplistic.

  4. Origin: From ieiunus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jejune(adj)

    lacking matter; empty; void of substance

  2. Jejune(adj)

    void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative

Freebase

  1. Jejune

    Jejune is the name of a band which formed in the mid-1990s at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. The band has been commonly identified with the emo genre, particularly the late-1990s "indie emo" scene. The three founding members, Arabella Harrison, Joe Guevara and Chris Vanacore, met while studying at the college. The band relocated to San Diego, California, in 1997.

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