Jejunal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Jejunal Pertaining to the jejunum.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jejunal Of or pertaining to the jejunum: as, a jejunal intussusception.
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Usage

In literature:

Masefield, for instance, is jejuneness enthroned.
"Too Old for Dolls" by Anthony Mario Ludovici
You are even a more jejune student than myself in bibliography, or you would not talk in this strain, Belinda.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Short-liv'd their numbers, and their airs jejune.
"Ebrietatis Encomium" by Boniface Oinophilus
We may, of course, take shelter behind the jejune explanation that there are two worlds with two moralities.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
After some jejune remarks upon this question he drops into theology and winds up with a little sermon.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
These attacks ended by opening his eyes to the comparative jejuneness of his own outlook on life.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Gassendi's jejune Life (Paris, 1654) is thus the earliest extant of any note.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
Well, these are just those parts of Tennyson which are now most universally repudiated as lifeless and jejune.
"The Future of English Poetry" by Edmund Gosse
Soldiers such as Marlborough, who were superior to these jejune prescriptions, met indeed with uniform success.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
It's utterly, hopelessly, irremediably jejune, and I'm going home to-morrow!
"The Sick-a-Bed Lady" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Tieck came to the work with a good first-hand knowledge of Shakspere and this lessens the juvenile and jejune qualities of his work.
"Tieck's Essay on the Boydell Shakspere Gallery" by George Henry Danton
To us they appear extremely jejune and silly.
"The American Quarterly Review" by Various
He made a jejune, garbled, timid expose of the immediate causes of the 18th March, but took good care not to touch upon the veritable causes.
"History of the Commune of 1871" by P. Lissagary
A curious evidence of the jejune state of the public mind at this period appears in this volume.
"Amenities of Literature" by Isaac Disraeli
How jejune and inconsiderable it seems in comparison with your great system!
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II" by William James
And of all these things the insipidity and jejuneness of youth perforce know nothing.
"Atlantic Classics, Second Series" by Henry C. Merwin
But never, never, shall that old jejune ambition be gratified now.
"Guy and Pauline" by Compton Mackenzie
A jejune comment like this makes me grin like a gargoyle!
"The Journal of a Disappointed Man" by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
He had never dreamed that the world held such store, and he had not ever so faintly realized how jejune and barren his life had been before.
"Dodo's Daughter" by E. F. Benson
I do protest against those jejune satirists who hold them up to ridicule, forsooth!
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 33, November 1877" by Various
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In news:

Four years ago, The Jejune Institute set up shop in San Francisco's Financial District, adding a touch of mystery and wonder to the city.
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In science:

Microflora persistence on duodenum -jejunal flat or normal mucosa in time after a meal in children.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
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