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Meaning of JEJUNE

Pronunciation:  ji'joon

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

JEJUNE is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: adolescent, immature, insipid, insubstantial, juvenile, puerile, uninteresting, unwholesome
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Je*june"\, a. [L. jejunus fasting, hungry, dry, barren,
scanty; of unknown origin.]
1. Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.

2. Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune
   narrative. - {Je*june"ly}, adv. -- {Je*june"ness}, n.
   --Bacon.

 
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