AskDefine | Define jaded

Dictionary Definition

jaded adj
1 exhausted; "my father's words had left me jaded and depressed"- William Styron [syn: wearied]
2 dulled by surfeit; "the amoral, jaded, bored upper classes"

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English

Etymology

From jade, a worn-out horse, possibly from jalda. As a term of abuse for a woman, it dates from 1560. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=jaded&searchmode=none

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Worn out, wearied, or lacking enthusiasm; exhausted.
  2. Cynically insensitive; made callous by experience.

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Translations

Worn out, wearied, or lacking enthusiasm; exhausted
Cynically insensitive; made callous by experience

Extensive Definition

Jaded may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

allayed, apathetic, ausgespielt, benumbed, blase, bone-weary, bored, bushed, cloyed, crammed, dead, debilitated, disgusted, dispirited, dog-tired, done, done up, dopey, dormant, drooping, droopy, drugged, dull, effete, emptied, enervated, enfeebled, engorged, exanimate, exhausted, fagged, faint, fainting, far-gone, fatigued, fed up, fed-up, feeling faint, flagging, footsore, frazzled, full, full of, glutted, good and tired, gorged, heavy, hebetudinous, inanimate, inert, irked, lackadaisical, laid low, languid, languorous, leaden, lethargic, life-weary, lifeless, listless, lumpish, melancholic, melancholy, moribund, numb, overfed, overfull, overgorged, oversaturated, overstuffed, phlegmatic, played out, pooped, ready to drop, replete, run ragged, run-down, sagging, sated, satiate, satiated, satisfied, saturated, seedy, shotten, sick, sick of, slaked, sleepy, slow, sluggish, somnolent, spent, splenetic, stagnant, stagnating, stuffed, stultified, supersaturated, supine, surfeited, tired, tired of, tired of living, tired to death, tired-winged, toilworn, torpid, unrefreshed, unrestored, used up, vegetable, vegetative, wan, way-weary, wayworn, weak, weakened, weaned, wearied, weariful, weary, weary unto death, weary-footed, weary-laden, weary-winged, weary-worn, wilting, with a bellyful, with a snootful, with enough of, world-weary, worn, worn down, worn-down, worn-out
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