jaded

[jey-did]

adjective

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

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

Historical Examples of 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

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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