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Saturday, December 20, 2008

Definitions for jaded

  1. worn out; tired, weary

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Citations for jaded
The bad guys were potential Islamic extremists. But anywhere, at this jaded stage in the global war on terror, was literally and metaphorically off the map: a remote African laboratory for the long anti-terror struggles of the future. Paul Salopek, Chicago Tribune
The dynamism of this U.S. election will have important ripple effects elsewhere. Voters in much of the developing world have become jaded about elections, especially those heavily promoted by the United States. Trudy Rubin, Miami Herald
Origin of jaded
1585-1595
c 1593, of unknown origin, possibly from Old Norse or Icelandic jalda "mare"