What is another word for world-weary?

164 synonyms found


[ wˈɜːldwˈi͡əɹi], [ wˈɜːldwˈi‍əɹi], [ w_ˈɜː_l_d_w_ˈiə_ɹ_i]

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How to use "World-weary" in context?

When one thinks of the word "world-weary," the image of a person who has seen too much and is no longer interested in anything that happens goes through one's mind. This adjective has come to be associated with a feeling of having seen everything and been through too much, making one cynical and impatient. However, this weary feeling can also be a manifestation of patience, which has been tried and tested over and over again. The term can be used to describe anyone who has been through too much and has been affected by the events and experiences they have encountered.

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