Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative.
Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
\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.
1. lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor" [syn: insubstantial]
2. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes" [syn: adolescent, juvenile, puerile]
3. lacking interest or significance; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel" [syn: insipid]