adjective world–wea·ry \ˈwərld-ˌwir-ē\

: no longer having or showing excitement or interest in life

Full Definition of WORLD-WEARY

:  feeling or showing fatigue from or boredom with the life of the world and especially material pleasures
world–wea·ri·ness noun

First Known Use of WORLD-WEARY



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