world-weary

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

Definition of world-weary

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

world-weariness

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First Known Use of world-weary

1750

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


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