world–weary

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

Definition of world–weary

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

world–weariness

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1750

First Known Use of world–weary

1750


WORLD–WEARY Defined for English Language Learners

world–weary

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

Definition of world–weary for English Language Learners

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


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