jejune


jejune

adjective

Definition of JEJUNE

1
causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest <another moralizing tale filled with jejune platitudes>
2
having or showing the annoying qualities (as silliness) associated with children <an essay filled with jejune, simplistic opinions about international politics>
Related Words boyish, brattish, bratty, girlie (or girly), girlish; childlike, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simplistic, unsophisticated
Antonyms adult, grown-up, mature

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