jejune


jejune

adjective

  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 design a house.
  4. deficient or lacking in nutritive value: a jejune diet.

adjective

  1. simple; naive; unsophisticated
  2. insipid; dull; dry
  3. lacking nourishment; insubstantial or barren
adj.

1610s, “dull in the mind, flat, insipid,” from Latin ieiunus “empty, dry, barren,” literally “fasting, hungry,” of obscure origin.

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