In order to ensure the appointment of a blue-eyed, non-professional Grade-12 boy to a post in the Nangarhar Customs Department, the authorities prepared a patently jejune
questionnaire, unrelated to the job.
Some feel this is jejune
, but the dozens of diagrams are most helpful for planning problem solving sessions and helping the thought processes along.
Whether the mothers in these movies keep the babies to raise themselves or put them up for adoption is a distinction too jejune
for these columnists to entertain.
The author's jejune
attempt at answering these questions merits only brief mention here.
But it also hinders meaningful critical engagement with several late novels, even when pregnant analytical possibilities arise, as in Bergonzi's jejune
treatment of characters and symbolism in The Human Factor (165) and his patronizing dismissal of The Comedians as "an accomplished adventure story" (158).
Jeopardy is jejune
now: naive knight finds ogres out-of-date and dragons unheard of, while blase princesses indict tilts at terror as downright absurd.
Unless children's services can find authoritative spokespersons expounding from an analytic and experimental programme of research, media presentations are likely to remain jejune
and solutions reactive.
R&D-based companies also comes out of the trouble in the '20s when changing science and technology and too little in-service education was weakening corporate competitiveness and foolishly leading to too rapid advancement of the young, brilliant but jejune
The style of telling in nearly every canonical work I rely upon now seems uninformed, jejune
, out-of-date, stale, un-truthful.
Politically naE[macron]ve, Rice also appears woefully jejune
about human nature.
As far as I can tell, such jejune
sentiments as these are pretty much dogma on most university campuses.
ME: Even though Seascape won the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, some critics found it perplexing or jejune
, or just didn't know what to say about it.