jejune


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lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality

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lacking in nutritive value

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displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

lacking interest or significance or impact

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Thus, already when he returns from the first lunch and the first lesson in the Botanical Gardens with Sebastian, he senses in his rooms a "jejune air" which did not irk him before.
It is the psychologically immature, the spiritually jejune that lusts for certainty..."
But don't worry about being caught up in the tracing of the roots of his symbolism in the context of a pre-Nietchzian society through the totality of a jejune circular relationship of form in this show.
Seeing the United Dreamliner back in service!O Somewhat less jejune was @IvantheKOs comment: "News is about the aberrant.
I don't love magical realism generally--I hated Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude--and Rushdie's version struck me as particularly heavy-handed, jejune and, worst of all, unilluminating.
Some of them discussed something called the "Jejune Institute," some of them revealed the benefits of "nonchalance," and others were a plea for information for a woman missing since the 1980s named Eva.
"Well, for a start, I found their script rather jejune.
If so, why plague us with God humdrum, God jejune? But now and then the tune that's visited On you is him, is you, and welcome to Stay, say, a lifetime rounding in your head.
Not only are there wine stains on its slightly oily pages, but its storybook illustrations seemed jejune compared to the spare line drawings that accompany the annotated scholarly versions of the Haggadah that have become more popular at Passover.
Rossini said he sees shades of Jejune Joe in himself.
In the first place because there is plainly visible, behind the author's considerable reading in political history and philosophy, a shallow and jejune utopianism.
The Deception, adapted from Marivaux by actor Steven Epp and director Dominique Serrand, was the second-to-last Theatre de la Jejune Lune show, a co-production with California's La Jolla Playhouse.
The translations, on the whole very reliable, also sound a bit jejune or unidiomatic at times.
Single, Jejune Stars, is a prime example of this new found attitude.
The conflict, which had begun in April of the previous year with a formal barrage upon Fort Sumter followed by the jejune clash of volunteers at Bull Run, had, by the autumn of 1862, become a sobering and sanguinary affair.