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3 definitions found
 for jejune
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jejune \Je*june"\, a. [L. jejunus fasting, hungry, dry, barren,
     scanty; of unknown origin.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune
        narrative.
  
     3. Juvenile; childish; immature.
        [PJC]
  
     4. Lacking nutritional value.
        [PJC] - Je*june"ly, adv. -- Je*june"ness, n. --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jejune
      adj 1: lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very
             poor" [syn: insubstantial, jejune]
      2: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent
         insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their
         behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes" [syn: adolescent,
         jejune, juvenile, puerile]
      3: lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid
         personality"; "jejune novel" [syn: insipid, jejune]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  208 Moby Thesaurus words for "jejune":
     Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, acarpous, ankle-deep, arid, ascetic,
     attenuated, austere, banal, barren, blah, bland, blank, bloodless,
     cadaverous, celibate, characterless, childless, cold, colorless,
     corpselike, cursory, dead, depthless, desert, desolate, dilute,
     diluted, dismal, draggy, drained, drearisome, dreary, dried-up,
     dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, dwarfed, dwarfish, effete,
     elephantine, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, empty, empty-headed,
     empty-minded, empty-pated, empty-skulled, epidermal, etiolated,
     exhausted, exiguous, fade, fallow, flat, flavorless, frugal,
     fruitless, gaunt, gelded, gruelly, haggard, heavy, ho-hum, hollow,
     hollow-eyed, impotent, impoverished, inane, indifferent,
     ineffectual, inexcitable, infecund, infertile, innocuous, insipid,
     issueless, knee-deep, leached, leaden, lean, lifeless, light,
     limited, low-spirited, marantic, marasmic, meager, mean,
     menopausal, mild, milk-and-water, miserly, namby-pamby, narrow,
     niggardly, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific,
     not deep, on the surface, pale, pallid, paltry, pappy,
     parsimonious, peaked, peaky, pedestrian, pinched, plodding,
     pointless, poky, ponderous, poor, pulpy, puny, rattlebrained,
     rattleheaded, sapless, savorless, scant, scanty, scatterbrained,
     scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, shallow, shallow-rooted, shoal,
     shriveled, sine prole, skeletal, skimp, skimpy, skin-deep, slender,
     slight, slim, slow, small, solemn, spare, sparing, spiceless,
     spiritless, stale, starvation, starved, starveling, sterile, stiff,
     stingy, stinted, stodgy, straitened, stuffy, stunted, subsistence,
     sucked dry, superficial, surface, tabetic, tabid, tasteless,
     tedious, teemless, tenuous, thin, trivial, uncultivated, underfed,
     undernourished, unfertile, unflavored, unfruitful, unlively,
     unnourishing, unnutritious, unplowed, unproductive, unprofound,
     unprolific, unsavory, unsown, untilled, vacant, vacuous, vapid,
     virgin, washy, waste, wasted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak,
     weazeny, wishy-washy, withered, without issue, wizened, wooden,
     wraithlike
  
  

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