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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Quality of lacking nutritive value; The quality of being vapid and unsophisticated.

Usage examples (5)
  • Adjective : a jejune novel. ,jejune behavior. ,jejune attempts to design a house. ,a jejune diet
  • Because the elements of student work in the fine arts appear to be less easily catalogued, less easily articulated, it is, or should be, much easier in the art world to use...
  • It was incredible to him that any one who had read history could be guilty of such jejunity, and he attributed it to their bruised but itching egos.
  • She might have heard of his marriage to a girl of his own land and class with only a passing spasm, but his continued and possibly tender friendship with her sister-in-law... for more
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