Origin of jejune
Examples from the Web for jejune
Well, at least he came to see how jejune his earlier view was.
My money is on Crusading Carly to oust the jejune and pointless Barbara Boxer.
So there we have it: My money is on Crusading Carly to oust the jejune and pointless Barbara Boxer.
The statement in Mr. Yang's jejune essay that the Chinese give pure silver in exchange for foreign dollars containing 10 per cent.Intimate China|Mrs. Archibald Little
But it is time to leave so jejune a subject, though we may not yet be able to produce what is much more valuable.
That is why, for me at any rate, the subject of women's rights is jejune and sterile compared with the subject of this chapter.Woman and Womanhood|C. W. Saleeby
He felt a profound revulsion from his own nature, which was flawed with this sentimentalism, this jejune expectancy.Sacrifice|Stephen French Whitman
The volume of 1500 had been jejune, written when he knew nothing of Greek; 800 adages put together with scanty elucidations.
British Dictionary definitions for jejune
Word Origin for jejune
Word Origin and History for jejune
1610s, "dull in the mind, flat, insipid," from Latin ieiunus "empty, dry, barren," literally "fasting, hungry," of obscure origin.