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jaded

If you've done something so much that it doesn't excite you anymore but just leaves you tired, consider yourself jaded. If someone says you look a little jaded, it just means that you look tired.

The history of jaded is not clear, but perhaps it is related to the noun jade, an old term for a worn-out horse. Even if not, picturing a tired old horse may be a nice way to remember that jaded means dulled or tired from too much of something. The word can also mean cynical because of bad experiences with something, like a jaded journalist who doesn't see the person behind the politician.

Definitions of jaded
  1. adjective
    exhausted
    “"my father's words had left me jaded and depressed"- William Styron”
    synonyms: wearied
    tired
    depleted of strength or energy
  2. adjective
    dulled by surfeit
    “the amoral, jaded, bored upper classes”
    Synonyms:
    satiate, satiated
    supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
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