jaded

[jey-did]
adjective
1.
dulled or satiated by overindulgence: a jaded appetite.
2.
worn out or wearied, as by overwork or overuse.
3.
dissipated: a jaded reprobate.

Origin:
1585–95; jade2 + -ed2

jadedly, adverb
jadedness, noun
unjaded, adjective
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jade

2 [jeyd]
noun
1.
a worn-out, broken-down, worthless, or vicious horse.
2.
a disreputable or ill-tempered woman.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), jaded, jading.
3.
to make or become dull, worn-out, or weary, as from overwork or overuse.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; of obscure origin

jadish, adjective
jadishly, adverb
jadishness, noun
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jade1 (dʒeɪd)
 
n
1.  a.  a semiprecious stone consisting of either jadeite or nephrite. It varies in colour from white to green and is used for making ornaments and jewellery
 b.  (as modifier): jade ornaments
2.  a.  the green colour of jade
 b.  (as modifier): a jade skirt
 
[C18: from French, from Italian giada, from obsolete Spanish piedra de ijada colic stone (literally: stone of the flank, because it was believed to cure renal colic); ijada, from Vulgar Latin īliata (unattested) flanks, from Latin īlia, plural of īlium; see ileum]
 
'jadelike1
 
adj

jade2 (dʒeɪd)
 
n
1.  an old overworked horse; nag; hack
2.  derogatory, facetious or a woman considered to be ill-tempered or disreputable
 
vb
3.  to exhaust or make exhausted from work or use
 
[C14: of unknown origin]
 
'jadish2
 
adj
 
'jadishly2
 
adv
 
'jadishness2
 
n

jaded (ˈdʒeɪdɪd)
 
adj
1.  exhausted or dissipated
2.  satiated
 
'jadedly
 
adv
 
'jadedness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

jade
"gemstone," 1590s, from Fr. le jade, error for earlier l'ejade, from Sp. piedra de (la) ijada (1569), "stone of colic, pain in the side" (jade was thought to cure this), from V.L. *iliata, from L. ilia (pl.) "flanks, kidney area."

jade
"worn-out horse," late 14c., possibly from O.N. jalda "mare," from Finno-Ugric (cf. Mordvin al'd'a "mare"). As a term of abuse for a woman, it dates from 1560.

jaded
"bored by continual indulgence," 1630s; pp. adj. from jade (2).
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jade   (jād)  Pronunciation Key 
A hard gemstone that is pale green or white and consists either of the mineral jadeite (a pyroxene) or the mineral nephrite (an amphibole). It usually forms within metamorphic rocks.
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Example sentences
He's got a lot of ailments, but it hasn't made him bitter or jaded or anything.
Am I just old and jaded?
Yes, people are more jaded.
His strategy is so simple and earnest, it may sound naïve to the jaded.
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