jejune

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jejune

(jə-jo͞on′)
adj.
Lacking in nutrition: a jejune diet.

je·june′ly adv.
je·june′ness n.
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Richard Rorty comes out with a programme which sounds dire in the extreme--a rechauffe of the preciosity and jejuneness of Pater, Huysmans, and Wilde, in which he sees the prime value and 'aim of a just and free society as letting its citizens be as privatistic, "irrationalist" and aestheticist as they please so long as they do it on their own time--causing no harm to others and using no resources needed by those less advantaged'.
The jejuneness of this book results from a number of factors.