English to Afrikaans Meaning :: jejune

Jejune :
nugter
- nugter
 

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Adjective(1) of insufficient quantity to meet a need(2) displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity(3) lacking interest or significance or impact

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(1) You have to ask yourself why is that and quite frankly when it comes to Tracey, although one or two of her pieces have a certain odd, jejune quality, her art work is essentially a peg on which she hangs her media persona which is her main work.(2) Contemporary reflections on Stauffenberg risk seeming rather jejune .(3) Or perhaps your superiors realized that your rhetoric is sloppy, tendentious, jejune and banal, and they think - correctly - that this reflects on your employer, the FBI.(4) The soprano playing the part of the Woodbird clumsily ÔÇÿfliesÔÇÖ a replica avian on a fishing rod - the whole scene looks jejune and ridiculous.(5) Like Whitman's poetry, Elvrum's lyrics are often as elementary as a child's jejune rambling, and yet, in their simplicity, they're sturdy, sophisticated, and poignantly inquisitive.(6) We've all perfected the wasp-wave; you flick your hand with a disinterested languor - just think Oscar Wilde dismissing a jejune insult - and the wind distracts the wasp for a second or two.(7) Every time there's an event that brings forth a manifestation of religious belief by large numbers of people, some militant secularist or other will give out an opinion that would be jejune coming from an intelligent sixth-former.(8) Seldon's authors, half of them academics, half journalists, are competent and fall down only in their often jejune judgments.(9) The radio award ceremony that each year strains the limits of ennui, explodes with a glittering array of tedium, blazes new trails in vapidity, and pushes the envelope of jejuneness .(10) And this is so jejunely expressed that it is far from clear that it is really inconsistent with what he is dismissing.(11) This was as jejunely infantile as it was mendacious.(12) However, the French law is rooted in a century-old tradition of separating church and state that cannot and should not be jejunely abandoned.(13) Philosophy is Atheistic or Christian, poetry is Catholic, and egotistic and mercantile jejuneness are Protestant.(14) Their outward jejuneness belies an insatiable evil within and that makes them perfect monsters (no makeup needed) that scare us mostly because they take their jobs so seriously and work around the clock to perfect their skills.(15) Only when I worked to become more open-minded, and find the positive in these people, did I stop jejunely stereotyping them as one-dimensional wastes, and feel less hateful.(16) Bon Voyage tries, further, to propose that sociopolitical chaos and dramatic farce may be synonymous, but such a conceit is jejunely clever more than it is morally adventurous.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. puerile ::
kinderachtig
2. insubstantial ::
bedruk
3. insipid ::
flou
Antonyms
1. absorbing ::
absorbeer
2. engaging ::
innemende
3. engrossing ::
boeiend
4. interesting ::
interessant
5. intriguing ::
intrige
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jejune
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