world-weary

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world-weary (comparative world-wearier, superlative world-weariest)

  1. Bored with life, especially material comforts.
    • 27 November 2018, April Wolfe, AV Club Anna And The Apocalypse is a holiday-horror cocktail of singing, maiming, and clichés[1]
      With a low budget and limited resources, he’s able to expertly mimic the styles of bigger productions, as in a cafeteria number featuring students dancing and stomping on the tables with tricky Broadway-friendly choreography provided by Sarah Swire, who also plays Steph, a wise-cracking, world-weary American kid abandoned by her wealthy parents.
  2. Tired of the ways of the world; fashionably despaired.

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