noun see jejune

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jejuneness — 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jejuneness — See jejunely. * * * …   Universalium

  • jejuneness — noun The state or condition of being jejune. Syn: jejunity …   Wiktionary

  • jejuneness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The state or quality of being insipid: blandness, dullness, innocuousness, insipidity, insipidness, vapidity, vapidness, washiness, wateriness. Informal: wishy washiness. See EXCITE, TASTE. 2. A lack of excitement,… …   English dictionary for students

  • jejuneness — n. quality of not having nutritive value; callowness, lack of experience; immaturity; juvenility, youthfulness, childhood; youth; immaturity; tameness; vapidness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jejuneness — je·june·ness …   English syllables

  • jejuneness — noun 1. lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life • Syn: ↑callowness, ↑juvenility • Derivationally related forms: ↑juvenile (for: ↑juvenility), ↑jejune …   Useful english dictionary

  • jejunity — noun 1. the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated • Syn: ↑jejuneness, ↑tameness, ↑vapidity, ↑vapidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑vapid (for: ↑vapidness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • insipidity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of taste or interest Nouns insipidity, vapidity; tastelessness, weakness; dullness, mediocrity, indifference. Adjectives 1. (lacking taste) insipid, tasteless, flavorless, savorless, unseasoned,… …   English dictionary for students

  • blandness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest: asepticism, colorlessness, drabness, dreariness, dryness, dullness, flatness, flavorlessness, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, lifelessness, sterileness, sterility …   English dictionary for students

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