from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not interesting; dull: "and there pour forth jejune words and useless empty phrases” ( Anthony Trollope).
- adj. Lacking maturity; childish: surprised by their jejune responses to our problems.
- adj. Lacking in nutrition: a jejune diet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not nutritious.
- adj. Lacking matter; empty; devoid of substance.
- adj. Naive; simplistic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
- adj. Void of interest; barren; meager; dry.
- adj. Juvenile; childish; immature.
- adj. Lacking nutritional value.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Scantily supplied or furnished; attenuated; poor.
- Barren; unfurnished; wanting pith or interest, as a literary production; devoid of sense or knowledge, as a person; dry; uninteresting; shallow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking in nutritive value
- adj. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
- adj. lacking interest or significance or impact
From Latin iēiūnus, meager, dry, fasting.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin iēiūnus. (Wiktionary)