Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a jejune, empty, dry, or barren manner.

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  • adverb In a jejune manner.

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  • adverb in an immature manner

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Examples

  • -- The Jews expound these signs jejunely and feebly, and take up their attention only with insignificant matters.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • Except for a jejunely described run with hounds, a statement that Corinthian Tom had a set-to with John Jackson, the ex-champion pugilist of England, at his rooms in Bond street, and some praise from Tom’s friends for his “superior style” and “coolness and skill” in a fencing bout with O’shaunessy, there is not a word of true sport in the book.

    Jemmy Catnach: proto-comic publisher

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