- indifferent to or bored with life; unimpressed, as or as if from an excess of worldly pleasures.
Origin of blasé
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Related Wordsapathetic, bored, cool, disenchanted, indifferent, jaded, knowing, laid-back, lukewarm, mellow, mundane, offhand, sophisticated, unconcerned, uninterested, unmoved, weary, worldly, sophisticate, cloyed
Examples from the Web for blase
This lofty and blase greeting can come from none other than Roland Barnette.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
He's one of our blase ones; been in before, haven't you, Simson?Saint's Progress
Turning upon him in a blase of wrath and with unutterable loathing.Theft
You are six-and-twenty years old; and as blase as a rake of sixty.The History of Pendennis
William Makepeace Thackeray
Perhaps it's the Spanish blood, or perhaps it's because she's so blase.Ancestors
- indifferent to something because of familiarity or surfeit
- lacking enthusiasm; bored
Word Origin and History for blase
"bored from overindulgence," 1819, from French blasé, past participle of blaser "to satiate" (17c.), of unknown origin. Perhaps from Dutch blazen "to blow" (related to English blast), with a sense of "puffed up under the effects of drinking."