taedium vitae

/ (ˈtiːdɪəm ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː) /

  1. the feeling that life is boring and dull

Origin of taedium vitae

Latin, literally: weariness of life

Words Nearby taedium vitae

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How to use taedium vitae in a sentence

  • There have been alleged instances of peoples which have dwindled and even disappeared from taedium vitae.

    Outspoken Essays | William Ralph Inge
  • Rose was highly educated, and she told him that taedium vitae meant life-weariness, and that she would like to know how it acted.

  • Something was always asking, always wishing, always urging me, to do I knew not what 'taedium vitae.'