Jejunely
Jejune Je*june", a. [L. jejunus fasting, hungry, dry, barren, scanty; of unknown origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lacking matter; empty; void of substance. [1913 Webster]

2. Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative.

3. Juvenile; childish; immature. [PJC]

4. Lacking nutritional value. [PJC] - {Je*june"ly}, adv. -- {Je*june"ness}, n. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jejunely — adverb see jejune …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jejunely — See jejune. * * * …   Universalium

  • jejunely — adverb In a jejune manner …   Wiktionary

  • jejunely — je·june·ly …   English syllables

  • jejunely — adverb in an immature manner his teenage son still behaves very immaturely • Syn: ↑immaturely • Ant: ↑maturely (for: ↑immaturely) • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jejune — jejunely, adv. jejuneness, jejunity, n. /ji joohn /, adj. 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… …   Universalium

  • immaturely — adverb in an immature manner his teenage son still behaves very immaturely • Syn: ↑jejunely • Ant: ↑maturely • Derived from adjective: ↑jejune (for: ↑je …   Useful english dictionary

  • jejune — adjective Etymology: Latin jejunus empty of food, hungry, meager Date: 1646 1. lacking nutritive value < jejune diets > 2. devoid of significance or interest ; dull < jejune lectures > 3. juvenile, puerile < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jejuneness — See jejunely. * * * …   Universalium

  • heavily — Synonyms and related words: apathetically, aridly, barrenly, bleakly, bloodlessly, burdensomely, close, closely, coldly, colorlessly, compactly, cumbersomely, densely, dismally, dormantly, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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