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jaded (ˈdʒeɪdɪd Pronunciation for )

Definitions

adjective

  1. tired; worn-out; wearied
  2. dulled or satiated, as from overindulgence

Derived Forms

ˈjadedly adverb
ˈjadedness noun

Word Origin

pp. of , jade2 verb:transitive

Synonyms

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= tired, exhausted, fatigued, spent, weary

jade2 (dʒeɪd Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. a horse, esp. a worn-out, worthless one
    1. a loose or disreputable woman
    2. (rare) a saucy, pert young woman

transitive verb, intransitive verb

Word forms:  ˈjaded,  ˈjading
  1. to make or become tired, weary, or worn-out

Derived Forms

ˈjadish adjective

Word Origin

ME, prob. via Anglo-Fr < ON jalda, a mare < Finn

Translations for 'jaded'

  • American English: jaded If you are jaded, you feel bored, tired, and not enthusiastic, because you have had too much of the same thing.We had both become jaded, disinterested, and disillusioned.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aborrecido
  • Chinese: 厌倦的厌厭倦的
  • European Spanish: hastiado hastiada
  • French: lassé lassée
  • German: abgespannt
  • Italian: blasé
  • Japanese: 飽き飽きした
  • Korean: 지겨운
  • Portuguese: aborrecido aborrecida
  • Spanish: hastiado hastiada

Example Sentences Including 'jaded'

It was an impressive place, even for the most jaded of lawyers.
James Grippando A KING&apos;S RANSOM (2001)
However, Weinstock is jaded about Google's corporate responsibility efforts.
Wired (2004)
Like Bryan Smolinski on the majority of his shifts as an Islander, one can become jaded.
New York Post (2002)
Whether today's more jaded theatergoers will respond to a play that's heavy on the melodrama remains to be seen.
New York Post (2003)
The principal agent now becomes the image machine itself, generating representations of the enemy for an increasingly jaded populace.
Kovel, Joel Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)

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