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-* Worn out, [[weary|wearied]], or lacking enthusiasm; exhausted.+'''Jaded''' means worn out, [[weary|wearied]], or [[lacking]] [[enthusiasm]], [[exhausted]] or [[cynical]]ly [[insensitive]]; made [[callous]] by [[experience]] as in "[[Des Esseintes]] is the jaded protagonist of ''[[Against the Grain]]''".
-* [[Cynical]]ly [[insensitive]]; made [[callous]] by experience.+
-**[[Des Esseintes]] is the jaded protagonist from ''[[Against the Grain]]''+
== Etymology == == Etymology ==
From ''jade'', a worn-out horse, possibly from Old Norse ''jalda'' "mare". As a [[term of abuse]] for a woman, it dates from 1560. [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=jaded&searchmode=none] From ''jade'', a worn-out horse, possibly from Old Norse ''jalda'' "mare". As a [[term of abuse]] for a woman, it dates from 1560. [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=jaded&searchmode=none]
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Jaded means worn out, wearied, or lacking enthusiasm, exhausted or cynically insensitive; made callous by experience as in "Des Esseintes is the jaded protagonist of Against the Grain".

Etymology

From jade, a worn-out horse, possibly from Old Norse jalda "mare". As a term of abuse for a woman, it dates from 1560. [1]



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