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je·june

 (jə-jo͞on′)
adj.
1. Not interesting; dull: "and there pour forth jejune words and useless empty phrases" (Anthony Trollope).
2. Lacking maturity; childish: surprised by their jejune responses to our problems.
3. Lacking in nutrition: a jejune diet.

[From Latin iēiūnus, meager, dry, fasting.]

je·june′ly adv.
je·june′ness n.
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Adv.1.jejunely - in an immature manner; "his teenage son still behaves very immaturely"
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