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Definition of Jejune

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boring, uninteresting; immature, juvenile; lacking knowledge, inexperienced; lacking nutritive value
Jejune Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative.
  
(a.)
Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
  
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jejune
\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.
jejune
adj
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]



WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor"
(synonym) insubstantial
(similar) unwholesome
2. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"
(synonym) adolescent, juvenile, puerile
(similar) immature
3. lacking interest or significance; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
(synonym) insipid
(similar) uninteresting
Jejune Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Jejune is the name of a band which formed in 1996 at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. The band has been commonly identified with the emo genre, and was heavily involved with the scene at the peak of the "second wave" of emo in the mid-late '90s. The three founding members, Arabella Harrison (Bass/Vocals), Joe Guevara (Guitar/Vocals) and Chris Vanacore (Drums), met while studying at the college. The band relocated to San Diego, California, in 1997.

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