jejuneness

  • 1 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;… …

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  • 2 jejuneness — noun see jejune …

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  • 3 jejuneness — See jejunely. * * * …

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

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  • 5 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,… …

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

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  • 7 jejuneness — je·june·ness …

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

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

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  • 10 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,… …

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  • 11 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 …

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

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  • 13 vapidity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest: asepticism, blandness, colorlessness, drabness, dreariness, dryness, dullness, flatness, flavorlessness, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, life lessness, sterileness …

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  • 14 vapidness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest: asepticism, blandness, colorlessness, drabness, dreariness, dryness, dullness, flatness, flavor lessness, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, life lessness,… …

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

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

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  • 17 tameness — noun 1. the attribute of having been domesticated • Syn: ↑domestication • Ant: ↑wildness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tame • Hypernyms: ↑tractability, ↑ …

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

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  • 19 vapidness — noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated • Syn: ↑jejunity, ↑jejuneness, ↑tameness, ↑vapidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑vapid, ↑vapid (for: ↑ …

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  • 20 Aristida dichotoma — Poverty Pov er*ty (p[o^]v [ e]r*t[y^]), n. [OE. poverte, OF. povert[ e], F. pauvret[ e], fr. L. paupertas, fr. pauper poor. See {Poor}.] 1. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need …

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