Adjective "jaded" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒeɪdɪd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something.
  1. 'Spectacle is the best word to describe the show; as it would enthuse the most jaded sybarite.'
  2. 'I left the theatre, not raging at a failed masterpiece, but merely feeling a little jaded and nonplussed.'
  3. 'I am so jaded by the whole process that I assume that things will basically work exactly the same as before, with a load of new acronyms.'
  4. 'Mirrors reflect burnished silver candelabras, enhancing the pleasure of jaded diners who've tasted it all.'
  5. 'Can anyone reassure me I'm being unpleasantly jaded and cynical… or has it crossed other minds?'
  6. 'The account reminds the reader that even a smirking, jaded loafer can be profoundly affected by tragedy.'
  7. 'Honestly, if you're too jaded to enjoy being a rock star, you're just too jaded to live.'
  8. 'While at first glance brittle Callie is a somewhat tired stereotype of the jaded New Yorker, she's easy to warm up to.'
  9. 'Now, he says, we are all so jaded that we are almost unshockable.'
  10. 'The fireworks may awaken the increasingly jaded viewer from his slumbers but invariably fail to unpick a single assumption.'
  11. 'I have to work tonight and I don't want to become totally jaded before I even get there'
  12. 'The usually quicksilver striker is looking jaded and he had three opportunities to put Dundee ahead before Hibs took the lead.'
  13. 'Celtic soon lost their impetus and had the look of a jaded team.'

Definitions

1. dulled or satiated by overindulgence: a jaded appetite.

2. worn out or wearied, as by overwork or overuse.

3. dissipated: a jaded reprobate.

More examples(as adjective)

"teams can be jaded by dates."

"people can be jaded against places."

"people can be jaded."

"palates can be jaded."

"publics can be jaded."

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Origin

Late 16th century (in the sense ‘disreputable’): from jade.