jaded

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English[edit]

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. bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having been over exposed to, or having consumed too much of something.
  2. Worn out, wearied, exhausted or lacking enthusiasm, due to age or experience.
  3. 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