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  • qroqqa is correct.

    September 11, 2010

  • "Will he come? The jejune jesuit." - Joyce/Ulysses
    Perfect!

    January 4, 2009

  • Common misspelling of 'jejune', probably influenced by French jeune "young", with the presumed connecting meaning "immature". It's actually cognate with the lesser-known (and unrelated) jeûne "fasting".

    January 3, 2009

  • Bew pays close attention to the preoccupation of many Victorian intellectuals with Ireland, and deals with the ideas of Mill and others without falling into the jejeune generalisations of post-colonial critique.Foster

    December 13, 2007