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jejuneness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jejune  \Je*june"\,  a.  [L.  jejunus  fasting,  hungry,  dry,  barren, 
  scanty;  of  unknown  origin.] 
  1.  Lacking  matter;  empty;  void  of  substance. 
 
  2.  Void  of  interest;  barren;  meager;  dry;  as  a  jejune 
  narrative.  -  {Je*june"ly},  adv  --  {Je*june"ness},  n. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jejuneness 
  n  1:  lacking  and  evidencing  lack  of  experience  of  life  [syn:  {callowness}, 
  {juvenility}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  vapid  and  unsophisticated  [syn:  {jejunity}, 
  {tameness},  {vapidity},  {vapidness}] 
  3:  quality  of  lacking  nutritive  value  [syn:  {jejunity}] 




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