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world-weary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworld-wearyˌworld-ˈweary adjective  BORINGnot feeling excited about anything anymoreworld-weariness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
world-wearyAround him, knowing people, people who were born eating this stuff, are conversing in that world-weary but photogenic way.These lent a world-weary cast to a face that might otherwise have been babyish.These faces all look lived-in, world-weary even.He's like a latter-day Bogart with a battered and world-weary mix of cynicism and hope.Inwardly he gave a world-weary smile.world-weary soldiersFor who among us is too world-weary to be awake and watching until the small hours of Friday morning?
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