jaded

[ jey-did ]
/ ˈdʒeɪ dɪd /

adjective

dulled or satiated by overindulgence: a jaded appetite.
worn out or wearied, as by overwork or overuse.
dissipated: a jaded reprobate.

Nearby words

  1. jadassohn-lewandowsky syndrome,
  2. jadassohn-tièche nevus,
  3. jade,
  4. jade green,
  5. jade plant,
  6. jadedly,
  7. jadeite,
  8. jadida, el,
  9. jadotville,
  10. jaeger

Origin of jaded

First recorded in 1585–95; jade2 + -ed2

Related formsjad·ed·ly, adverbjad·ed·ness, nounun·jad·ed, adjective

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Examples from the Web for jadedness

  • "All but frying the sausage," Rose answered, achieving a pleasant tone in spite of her jadedness.

    Dust|Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius


British Dictionary definitions for jadedness

jaded

/ (ˈdʒeɪdɪd) /

adjective

exhausted or dissipated
satiated
Derived Formsjadedly, adverbjadedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for jadedness

jaded

adj.

"bored by continual indulgence," 1630s; past participle adjective from jade (v.).

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