My money is on Crusading Carly to oust the jejune and pointless Barbara Boxer.
Well, at least he came to see how jejune his earlier view was.
So there we have it: My money is on Crusading Carly to oust the jejune and pointless Barbara Boxer.
It is evident to me that Gray meant by this to stigmatise the diction of Joseph Warton, which is jejune, verbose, and poor.
All the native annalists are jejune to an exasperating degree.
But it observed a very high standard of classical English, a little intolerant of neologism, but not stiff nor jejune.
The only thing to be regretted in the volume is the arid and jejune character of the style.
The first verse is by far the best, and every subsequent verse seems to grow more loose and jejune as the composition proceeds.
After some jejune remarks upon this question he drops into theology and winds up with a little sermon.
Even then the great Florentine occasionally can be jejune enough.
1610s, "dull in the mind, flat, insipid," from Latin ieiunus "empty, dry, barren," literally "fasting, hungry," of obscure origin.