HyperDic: jejune

English > 3 senses of the word jejune:
ADJECTIVEalljejune, inadequate, poor, shortnot sufficient to meet / meet a need
alljejune, adolescent, juvenile, pueriledisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
alljejune, insipidlacking interest or significance or impact
English > jejune: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot sufficient to meet / meet a need.
Synonymsinadequate, poor, short
Broaderinsufficient, deficientOf a quantity not able to fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement
Spanishbajo, escaso, exiguo, insuficiente
Catalanbaix, escàs, exigu, insuficient
Nounsjejunity, jejunenessquality of lacking nutritive value
English > jejune: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.
Example "jejune responses to our problems"
Synonymsadolescent, juvenile, puerile
Broaderimmaturecharacteristic of a lack of maturity
Spanishadolescente, juvenil, pueril
Catalanadolescent, juvenil, pueril
Nounsjejunenesslacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
jejunitythe quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
Adverbsjejunelyin an immature manner
English > jejune: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking interest or significance or impact.
Example "jejune novel"
Synonyminsipid
BroaderuninterestingArousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
Spanishinsípido, insustancial
Nounsjejunity, jejunenessthe quality of being vapid and unsophisticated

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