"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Tuesday, 28 April 2009


Jejune means insubstantial; insipid; lacking in nutritive value; displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; lacking interest or significance or impact; meagre; scanty; dull or uninteresting and is used primarily of ideas and arguments.

It was a fairly jejune novel.

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