View synonyms for jaded


[ jey-did ]


  1. dulled or satiated by overindulgence:

    a jaded appetite.

  2. worn out or wearied, as by overwork or overuse.
  3. dissipated:

    a jaded reprobate.


/ ˈdʒeɪdɪd /


  1. exhausted or dissipated
  2. satiated

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Derived Forms

  • ˈjadedness, noun
  • ˈjadedly, adverb

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Other Words From

  • jaded·ly adverb
  • jaded·ness noun
  • un·jaded adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of jaded1

First recorded in 1585–95; jade 2 + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Most of us see the controversy over a lot of these issues around the country with a bit of a smile—smile is the wrong word—we see it with a jaded eye.

From Time

Video-jaded kids clamored for wooden shields, swords and magic wands that could last a summer of backyard play.

I’ve tasted enough chicken sandwiches in the past two years to turn me jaded — and possibly, sprout feathers.

Understandably, this exec’s experiences have left him jaded.

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Rowley’s depth and humor will warm even the most jaded hearts.

“The Ladies Who Lunch,” an ode to jaded Manhattanites, stubbornness, and vodka stingers, became one of her two signature songs.

However jaded I might be, I still found my throat tightening as I hoped for the best, watching everyone struggling to be brave.

So we take it for granted in many ways, and so we are jaded by all the great discoveries.

We are now so jaded about the Affordable Care Act that it has lost the ability to shock us.

Jaded by endless political defeats, the Christian right is circling the wagons and cutting off those who compromise.

The lady in black, creeping behind them, looked a trifle paler and more jaded than usual.

In a corridor leading to a flight of steps two jaded-looking reporters were talking eagerly.

And the Jenkins pills became famous precisely by reason of that lash of the whip which they gave to jaded existences.

You do not know what the passion is when it seizes upon a man jaded with the hollow pleasures of an irresponsible life.

The beauty of these rosebeds and ponds seemed to comfort my jaded nerves more than the happy thoughts of home.


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