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world-weary

[ wurld-weer-ee ]
/ ˈwɜrldˌwɪər i /
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adjective
weary of the world; bored with existence, material pleasures, etc.
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Origin of world-weary

First recorded in 1760–70

OTHER WORDS FROM world-weary

world-wea·ri·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for world-weary

world-weary

adjective
no longer finding pleasure in living; tired of the world

Derived forms of world-weary

world-weariness, noun
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