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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.]
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|Noun||1.||jejuneness - lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life|
|2.||jejuneness - the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated|
dullness - the quality of lacking interestingness; "the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees"
|3.||jejuneness - quality of lacking nutritive value|
1. The state or quality of being insipid: