jaded

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Etymology[edit]

From jade (worn-out horse), possibly from Old Norse jalda (mare). Jade as a term of abuse for a woman dates from 1560.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jaded (comparative more jaded, superlative most jaded)

  1. Worn out, wearied, exhausted or lacking enthusiasm, due to age or experience.
  2. Made callous or cynically insensitive, by experience.

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Verb[edit]

jaded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of jade

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=jaded&searchmode=none