Jejunity



[ji-joon] /dʒɪˈdʒun/

adjective
1.
without interest or significance; dull; insipid:
a jejune novel.
2.
juvenile; immature; childish:
jejune behavior.
3.
lacking knowledge or experience; uninformed:
jejune attempts to design a house.
4.
deficient or lacking in nutritive value:
a jejune diet.
/dʒɪˈdʒuːn/
adjective
1.
simple; naive; unsophisticated
2.
insipid; dull; dry
3.
lacking nourishment; insubstantial or barren
adj.

1610s, “dull in the mind, flat, insipid,” from Latin ieiunus “empty, dry, barren,” literally “fasting, hungry,” of obscure origin.

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