Jejune

Je*june"

(?), a. [L. jejunus fasting, hungry, dry, barren, scanty; of unknown origin.]
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1. Lacking matter; empty; void of substance.
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2. Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative.

3. Juvenile; childish; immature.
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4. Lacking nutritional value.
[PJC]

- Je*june"ly, adv. -- Je*june"ness, n. Bacon.
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