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world–weary

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

Simple Definition of world–weary

  • : no longer having or showing excitement or interest in life

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of world–weary

  1. :  feeling or showing fatigue from or boredom with the life of the world and especially material pleasures

world–weariness noun

1750

First Known Use of world–weary

1750

Rhymes with world–weary


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