Synonym of jejune

Alternative for jejune

Antonym: fertile, interesting,

Adjective

Boring or severely lacking in interest
dull boring dreary tedious arid humdrum uninteresting dry flat stodgy unexciting commonplace drab mundane run-of-the-mill sterile uneventful unimaginative uninspiring unstimulating banal bland insipid lackluster lacklustre lifeless monotonous quotidian routine tiresome tiring trite vapid wearisome workaday colourless dull as ditchwater monochrome prosaic colorless deadly drudging dusty heavy ho-hum jading leaden mind-numbing monochromatic numbing old pedestrian ponderous samey slow stale stuffy stupid tame unrelieved weary wearying dreich dry as dust dullsville ornery barren crude empty inane innocuous lacking variation lacking variety meagre meager simplistic nothing to write home about uninspired tired hackneyed ordinary common spiritless bromidic unoriginal characterless wishy-washy platitudinous unremarkable plodding unvaried stereotyped corny overworked stock clichéd overused threadbare unvarying timeworn weak blah repetitious worn-out old hat set feeble worn shopworn well-worn cliché cornball musty derivative bathetic exhausted drained mildewed hokey chain moth-eaten used-up ready-made cliched warmed-over familiar tune dead everyday namby-pamby stereotypical vacuous watery limp repetitive stereotypic platitudinal as dry as dust fatiguing flavourless flavorless conventional hacky nothing banausic laborious ho hum milk-and-water unpalatable anaemic soporific nondescript featureless prosy wooden hack stiff anemic nowhere uniform bloodless dull as dishwater plain mediocre unchanging soulless passionless vanilla enervating exhausting lame dim gray grey draggy laboured unappetizing distasteful stilted tasteless turgid mild time-worn soft soul-destroying watered-down zestless unsavory vacant neutral unsavoury day-to-day depressing worn out played out usual drivelling driveling weariful mechanical truistic unentertaining unenjoyable labored monotone yawnsome plain vanilla common or garden lacking excitement lacking interest no great shakes big yawn mindless matter-of-fact spineless effete weak-kneed wet limp-wristed wimpish pointless savorless washy nerveless frail wimpy invertebrate weakened weakling pedantic undistinguished toneless half-hearted pallid forced nitty-gritty terrestrial hoary desolate unexceptional customary normal sluggish white-bread downcast waterish sapless typical regular dragging bog-standard fuddy-duddy dismal prolix treadmill deadly dull unspirited irksome flat tire deadening not up to much formulaic orthodox unlively unpassioned unmemorable undistinctive indistinct annoying irritating predictable overdone weedy clumsy unnatural awkward artificial unanimated uninterested tepid serious stolid solemn boresome vexatious depressed unromantic wussy nerdy cliche obligatory dime-store hackney cobwebby non-stimulating well worn uncreative antiseptic droning overlong average plebeian silly vieux jeu heavy-going formal workday lowly bleak dowdy without variety quiet slack sleepy half-pie OK so-so staid trivial puerile middle-of-the-road garden-variety garden variety cardboard pabulum interminable mortal poky snooze reiterated samely monotonic all the same recurrent sing-song unchanged stagnant least Milquetoast zero verbose inoffensive run of the mill unsentimental unvarnished unembellished unpoetic literal unemotional factual clear unadorned unobjectionable endless harmless unfeeling expressionless mat unexpressive matte lusterless unexcited dulled mainstream a dime a dozen raw dispiriting wintry wintery sorrowful damp oppressive windy safe unprogressive inactive unproductive puts one to sleep flat as pancake weighty halfhearted diluted not so hot uninflected deadpan heavy going one-horse dead-and-alive long-drawn-out unseasoned whitebread blind muted boiled down without punch hard to digest lustreless inedible out of date outdated old-fashioned lead balloon outmoded poor inadequate archaic obsolete unappealing uneatable savourless uninviting defunct extinct antiquated antediluvian superannuated nebbish beige fatuous tenuous slight subdued passé off-putting unpleasant unattractive disagreeable cliché-ridden ineffectual antwacky out of the ark cut and dried regimented indecisive pathetic irresolute governmental utilitarian corporate functional institutional rudimentary ugly standard issue elementary ineffective wavering cowardly vacillating enervated listless languid apathetic torpid no-nonsense sober emotionless unimpassioned static indifferent uncomic cold indistinctive impassive down-to-earth passive humourless humorless inexpressive unamusing somber simple sedate sombre inert square blank straightforward practical straight unresponsive phlegmatic conservative hollow unpretentious desiccated grave lethargic undemonstrative level-headed hard-headed unexceptionable unenthusiastic noncommittal numb faceless realistic pragmatic insensitive businesslike anodyne hardheaded pragmatical calm difficult stern earthy gross grim unfunny severe long-winded unidealistic cold-blooded uncomedic unwitty clean unsmiling earnest unadventurous disgusting serious-minded constant restrained repeated familiar stoical nauseating glassy rational sensible yucky unobtrusive loathsome revolting faithful stoic peaceful frigid slothful nasty foul commonsensical backwoods iterative benumbed placid lackadaisical standard unexcitable unmoved ceaseless reiterative insistent continual languorous understated dispassionate impassible lacking in vitality sick-making unostentatious affectless unembroidered undistorted unaffected exact slow-moving lukewarm intense sullen straight-thinking repressed lazy droopy humble unflashy low-keyed languishing mournful dour sour unconcerned hard-boiled down behind the times homely austere low-key with both feet on the ground toned-down folksy miserable long literal-minded prosing usual thing pompous dry-as-dust unmodulated earthbound shiftless bummer bomb drag cloying drear menial sickening clinical uninventive unartistic wordy unfulfilling disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing glassy-eyed not fun repugnant derived over-serious trying frustrating unspecial logical lacking vitality useless duplicative backward vile general futile two-dimensional comatose unnoteworthy unfateful noneventful inconclusive cautious in the doldrums generic profitless vain unambitious noisome circumspect spent fishy standard-issue cut-and-dry cut-and-dried reserved prudent demoralising unrewarding backwater anonymous chary devoid of feeling devoid of emotion fruitless worthless lacking personality lacking charisma attentive thin accustomed valueless unprofitable purposeless aimless actual practicable yawn diddly prose timid unmotivated catatonic unidentified unspecified steady glazed subtle incomprehensible inarticulate incoherent run-of-the mill gingerly wary considerate careful heedful calculating unavailing bootless otiose unsuccessful inefficacious abortive neither one thing nor the other light discreet sobersided bovine unflavoured drawly dense unreadable unfruitful unfilled unprolific slow but sure unenterprising matter-of- fact unsympathetic inconspicuous puritanical douce strict supine unnoticeable unkind indolent coldhearted not amounting to much anaesthetic insensible anesthetic unflappable unpleasurable leery badly written innocent twangy imitative twanging callous numbed stony asleep inhuman po-faced unhumorous repulsive desensitized groggy disinterested tranquil uninvolved uncompassionate lymphatic uncharismatic senseless anesthetized yucko along for the ride desensitised detached without spice big zero peaceable unoffending retiring drawling brackish detestable yukky abhorrent anaesthetized paralysed paralyzed still frequentative unrefined robust unsophisticated rough natural grody unenticing stinky icky forgettable innoxious nonprovocative meek direct uninhibited slavish inelaborate pure and simple normophilic uncluttered unornamented rustic your basic modest unelaborate uncomplicated undecorated submissive melancholic dispirited despondent mopy low dejected melancholy white non-aggressive non-violent benign non-combative hurtless stark nameless blue disconsolate gutless dopey broken sad drippy inanimate downhearted withdrawn tempered pensive fogeyish out-of-date backward-looking crusty gentle friendly pleasant frank chastened creaky mouldy old-fogeyish controlled home folk basic homey funky lowbred easygoing lusty down home outdoorsy dated antique fusty moldy past it old-time inobtrusive down in the mouth down in the dumps cast down lacking originality naked accurate impersonal feasible truthful

Adjective

Insubstantial or lightweight

Adjective

Plain or lacking in interesting features or characteristics
undistinguished mundane humdrum ordinary characterless dull commonplace prosaic boring everyday vanilla routine uninspired unmemorable plain nondescript quotidian workaday normal hackneyed common trite simple ornery uneventful usual suburban typical unnoteworthy generic inconsequential inconspicuous unnoticeable okay run-of-the-mill garden-variety plain vanilla common or garden nothing special a dime a dozen bog standard no big deal unexceptional unremarkable uninteresting average bland pedestrian colourless uninspiring mediocre colorless bog-standard lackluster lacklustre conventional unexciting middle-of-the-road so-so nothing to write home about indifferent insipid standard no great shakes mainstream forgettable banal stale drab dry flat second-rate middling lifeless not up to much spiritless vapid dreary tame monotonous cut-and-dried standard-issue unoriginal unimaginative customary corny tired anaemic gray grey cut-and-dry unpretentious half-pie anemic derivative garden variety predictable hacky fair overused passable OK modest homespun run-of-the-mine run-of-mine medium old hat second-class garden homely inferior regular stock dime-a-dozen run of the mill familiar insignificant not much cop nothing to get excited about dead matter-of-fact tedious nothing overworked overdone featureless time-worn indistinctive bush-league worn out dime-store cornball played out unimpressive not so hot nitty-gritty terrestrial mean anonymous dim listless muted humble stereotyped apathetic torpid unanimated leaden paltry ten a penny wearisome fair to middling draggy ho-hum blah immemorable impersonal faceless soulless intermediate no-frills basic household ubiquitous frequent habitual unspectacular unstimulating trivial day-to-day practical casual informal unadventurous passionless derived heavy plodding watery unromantic tolerable vacuous sterile uninventive middle of the road not bad as dry as dust unimportant unpoetic literal unemotional unsentimental unvarnished factual unembellished clear unadorned plastic white-bread unimpressed uncreative unmoved bromidic ponderous barren heavy-handed stodgy yawn two a penny off-the-shelf plain-Jane unextraordinary unvaried stereotypical useless deadpan unidentified unspecified irrelevant inconsiderable dull as ditchwater pointless piddling immaterial worthless meaningless whatever phoned in sombre somber mimetic conservative provincial small-town parochial empty mimic not worth mentioning of little consequence of little importance of no importance of no consequence of no great concern of no account bourgeois unsophisticated imitative blinkered parish-pump insular middle-class inward-looking limited apish blending into the background outclassed déclassé slavish country rural epigonic epigonous bad low-quality imperfect shabby substandard tawdry junk low-rent wretched worse lemon sorry good-for-nothing base hack lousy poorer low-grade two-bit sad canned widespread emulative clichéd formulaic methodic rigid set fixed mechanical systematic prescribed automatic obvious matter-of-course starch natural worn-out plebeian prevalent lowly familiar tune boiler plate

Adjective

Of little importance
trifling insignificant trivial unimportant small negligible petty frivolous inconsequential silly idle inconsiderable minor tiny paltry slight fiddling footling incidental measly minuscule minute nugatory piddling empty light nominal pettifogging picayune superficial derisory piddly piffling pitiful puny shallow worthless dinky foolish little mingy miserable niggling pathetic exiguous peanut poxy valueless banal chicken hollow idling inane insipid loitering marginal pimping vain vapid nickel-and-dime no-account of little account of little consequence of no account of no consequence not worth mentioning small-fry de minimis of little importance small-bore Mickey Mouse no big deal no big thing not worth bothering about meagre insufficient inadequate meager inappreciable insubstantial minimal scanty pointless meaningless irrelevant scant immaterial skimpy useless inferior futile casual lightweight deficient poor sparse secondary of no importance stingy wretched mean token low infinitesimal inessential limited base unproductive beggarly ineffectual contemptible peripheral lesser nonessential cheap twopenny-halfpenny unsubstantial barren scarce slender profitless imperceptible non-essential miserly modest ineffective unavailing unprofitable minimum unnecessary senseless fruitless pitiable shabby frothy second-rate short small-time subordinate penny-ante shoestring ungenerous trite lousy trashy flimsy lean of no moment flighty two-bit subsidiary mediocre bootless neither here nor there nothing puerile ignorable shoddy reduced extraneous unsuccessful sorry abortive featherbrained sparing unsatisfactory unessential sterile beside the point subtle otiose mere of no value minor-league lower fractional junior time-wasting giddy smaller scatterbrained dizzy bush-league hairsplitting purposeless subnormal harebrained ditzy goofy inefficacious birdbrained not worth speaking of ditsy purportless yeasty wanting inconsequent tacky slim junky of no great concern lightheaded perfunctory ridiculous in vain light-headed to no avail light-minded cursory rubbishy of no use microscopic aimless substandard lowly despicable lame low-ranking bad null unusable low-grade diminutive impractical tangential lacking inutile spare fine weak bogus waste counterproductive ignoble abandoned narrow accessory dependent minus flippant lamentable hair-splitting inappropriate occasional impotent hopeless failed laughable insulting thin few tenuous skimp second-string ludicrous impalpable quibbling preposterous fussy no-good absurd outrageous risible below the mark cavilling nit-picking to no purpose obscure on a treadmill restricted tawdry frugal scrimpy everyday scratch bare nondescript sleazy common unimpressive ordinary disappointing unsound wanky subpar unacceptable dissatisfactory good-for-nothing gimcrack Brummagem sketchy desultory caviling momentary evanescent nasty slapdash passing potty motiveless inapposite farcical crummy low-quality rotten unconsidered defective abject drossy poor-quality rare wack crumby punk skin-deep impertinent inapplicable suboptimal scattered under chaffy younger subaltern rubbish unconsiderable off bush sour wrong ill sporadic of minor importance irrelative uncritical unhelpful sad thwarted imperfect uncommon infrequent of no merit rattlebrained fatuous foreign small potatoes thoughtless smalltime fickle unreal no good of no matter not pertinent not germane all the same exhausted nuanced depthless of no avail to no effect delusive below par surface-level not to the point faint elusive abstruse distinct middling basal no more than no dice in short supply strict hard to find next to none empty-headed seldom seen fine-drawn cryptic enigmatic fine-spun finespun straggling thin on the ground low in numbers hard to come by from hunger few and far between bird-brained esoteric half-baked next to no unfrequent recondite at a premium picky ne'er-do-well mild neglectable finicky sophisticated wee symbolic toytown commonplace niggly cockamamie cockamamy derisive comical dismal low precedence lilliputian peppercorn set unconsequential hand-to-mouth humble undemanding atomic vanishing unintellectual tinpot zero zilch zip indifferent wimpy runt shrimp depleted diddly little bitty bitty smallish ancillary low preference not a priority dead casuistic captious equivocating sophistical forlorn fragmentary unimposing hardly worth mentioning background auxiliary by-the-way by-the-by no biggie two bit big zero entry level of no significance rinky-dink feckless non-successful too little too late illogical asinine no great shakes diminished extrinsic less important uncelebrated featherweight imponderous incompetent failing irrational woeful not enough basic unreasonable doomed vacant unpurposed throwaway without depth expendable of less importance dispensable shy just only Sisyphean lost dwindling invalid wasted unneeded resultless impracticable very groundless related contributory supplementary contributing absolute unreasoning cut no good to gundy without rhyme or reason crude low priority fallacious nanoscopic frilly lacking substance save one's breath for nought not worth the candle faulty unworthy meretricious gaudy showy baseless nonrational of little import unsatisfying junk lemon ropy duff offensive unsuitable least smallest littlest slightest run-down lighthearted indistinguishable insensible barely perceptible no use execrable cut-rate tasteless schlocky cheapjack terrible vulgar cheesy bum low-rent schlock coarse bargain-basement garish powerless displeasing lowest rambling unfounded inconsiderate baulked misfired minutest tiniest fewest merest illegitimate distressing damaged intangible vague ephemeral indiscernible invisible shadowy inaudible unnoticeable imponderable unobservable unperceivable gradual undetectable indistinct inconspicuous just a no better than only a brummagem frustrated foiled glib simplistic unfructuous pants of no benefit at a low level lacking foundation very little smallest amount of least possible no-win misleading unnotable void without success shuck delusory balked schematic simple unrelated unconnected matter of indifference a matter of indifference makes no difference no never mind hasty third-rate el cheapo trumpery not up to par jerry-built below average second rate not up to scratch minor league tenth-rate below standard not satisfying not up to snuff without grounds not serious without foundation two a penny not much cop inapt not a prayer in vicious circle going nowhere hurried facile surface ignorant oversimplified a dead loss unsaleable a dime a dozen detached disconnected unthinking unintelligent unscholarly remote independent unassociated unapt disparate dissociated outside less of little value of negligible value inapropos separate inappurtenant in the minority seldom found widely spaced unusual out of the ordinary not applicable off base not pertaining to off the topic not connected off the point not related nothing to do with out of place not connected with off the subject out of order not worth a hill of beans nodding slipshod offhand rapid rushed of no financial value fleeting inattentive quick one-dimensional wishy-washy partial insincere flash summary feigning would fetch nothing

Adjective

Not suitable or appropriate in the circumstances
inapt unsuitable inappropriate improper inapposite unfit ill-suited incongruous indecorous infelicitous unbecoming unseemly amiss wrong unbefitting unfitting unprofessional malapropos ungentlemanly unladylike untoward ill-advised ill-considered ill-judged inadvisable inept inexpedient injudicious misguided regrettable unfortunate untimely awkward clumsy dull graceless ill-timed incompetent incorrect inopportune misplaced perverse slow stupid tactless tasteless unapt undue unhappy unsuited gauche ill-fitted inexpert lacking in propriety maladroit out of keeping out of place undesirable banal flat ill-adapted inadept inexperienced insipid undexterous unfacile unhandy unmeet unproficient in bad taste in poor taste out of order unseasonable unacceptable unfavorable inconvenient unfavourable incompatible inapplicable discordant indelicate irregular inauspicious unwarranted discrepant mistimed unwelcome irrelevant unpropitious indecent disadvantageous badly timed troublesome erroneous inharmonious contrary illogical inadmissible uncalled-for adverse bad form unlucky unfitted contradictory imprudent uncomely absurd inaccurate bad ineligible extraneous odd unpredictable out-of-place dissonant inconsistent objectionable inapropos at odds undignified unqualified ominous indiscreet immodest detrimental false disproportionate threatening abnormal preposterous unworthy discreditable impolite uncouth ludicrous rough ungodly ill-chosen conflicting inadequate mismatched disparate out-of-season unpromising disconsonant irreconcilable bizarre inconsonant incoherent off-base malodorous unrelated shifting distorted jumbled rambling unconnected fantastic divergent uncoordinated unbalanced lopsided unavailing uneven alien foreign unintelligible twisted fitful beyond the pale gloomy out of the way unreasonable immaterial impolitic premature prejudicial calamitous negative early coarse unmannerly wayward uncontrollable inconducive incongruent impertinent rude disreputable counter harmful immoral rotten destructive disturbing difficult problematic jarring clashing fractious damaging harsh vulgar unfair insensitive unsatisfactory erring disagreeable poor unworthy of out of character shameful out of line crooked unpleasant discommodious disparaging opposed ill not germane dreadful not proper not good enough not suitable not designed ineligible for inadequate for unfitted for not designed for ill-adapted to not up to scratch unequipped for unprepared for unsuited to ill-suited to unsuitable for inappropriate to very bad diverse different at variance varying differing unmixable unwise misconceived uncalled for unequipped untactful out-of-the-way unconventional unsynchronized hasty incautious irrelative improprietous ridiculous meaningless pointless funny off-balance disappointing unrefined offensive intrusive misjudged not done illegitimate dishonest dishonourable corrupt unethical irrational wrong-headed unscrupulous misdirected not pertinent unhandsome tacky salacious unlovely off dishonorable unmatched dissident interfering senseless unprepared not up to snuff not qualified deplorable disgraceful crude cheap rowdy crass tawdry ruffian raffish inelegant not cricket against the rules unorthodox loose unvirtuous wanton ill-bred shameless faulty defective boorish churlish ill-mannered discourteous left-field foot-in-mouth way off uncivil shocking disobliging disobedient delinquent ornery unhealthy rebellious miscreant thrawn aberrant obstructive unhelpful mean awry ill-matched hostile mistaken confused unallowable imperfect adrift flawed astray out of its element forbidding terrible menacing invalid fallacious inefficient uncool useless ineffective unfriendly wretched inhospitable perilous direful foreboding grim sick foul unlawful haywire naughty prohibited precluded disallowed impermissible forbidden dire dangerous bleak not equal to no good not good enough for ill-fated worrying nasty ill-favored not acceptable unadmittable not allowable exceptionable censored unadmissible excluded barred banned unwanted unanticipated unexpected glitched up strange off-key ill-favoured unforeseen annoying disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted paradoxical ironic not in harmony in opposition incongruitous beside the point not appropriate willful intractable unmanageable unruly refractory headstrong incontrollable ungovernable wilful froward irritating recalcitrant bothersome precocious inimical vexatious sticking out a mile standing out a mile like a fish out of water disruptive misfortunate undisciplined unpliable hapless ill-starred stubborn star-crossed unyielding luckless indocile wild degrading base demeaning debasing ignoble ignominious scandalous lowering humiliating cheapening shaming belittling mortifying suggestive smutty outrageous inglorious risqué low infra dig contemptible uncomplimentary unceremonious off-colour obscene abject bawdy racy gross earthy beneath one's dignity filthy blue despicable vile lewd raunchy dirty impure licentious ribald Rabelaisian lascivious saucy raw X-rated fruity off colour off-color near the knuckle sorry lax beneath you lacking dignity unprincipled negligent sordid unworthy of one infra indignitatem beneath one shady dodgy forward unwholesome distasteful bold fresh cheeky brazen unsavoury incommodious seamy sleazy louche seedy shoddy trying testing tough challenging prohibitive broad debased depraved degenerate low-minded spicy unprofitable discommoding abhorrent odious titillating pornographic sleazoid disgusting abominable trashy salty porny scurrilous profane stag gutter juicy unprintable squalid unsavory adult rogue devilish undeserving beneath reprehensible inexcusable gamy sly scabrous gamey rascally foul-mouthed low-down and dirty off-colored locker-room unforgivable unfitting to recreant valueless nothing blamable improper to unmerited no-good good-for-nothing pitiful no-account worthless derogative depreciative contemptuous denigratory slighting detractive scornful derogatory decrying pejorative derisory depreciatory deprecatory disdainful denigrative unbecoming to discrediting corrupting menial downgrading embarrassing bringing shame not deserving not worth out of place with out of character with not fit nudge-nudge barro unblushing bad-mannered brutish callow lowbred near the bone

Antonym of jejune

jejune Idiom, Proverb

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