world-weary

adjective
world-wea·​ry | \ ˈwərld-ˌwir-ē How to pronounce world-weary (audio) \

Definition of world-weary

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

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world-weariness noun

First Known Use of world-weary

1750, in the meaning defined above

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“World-weary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/world-weary. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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