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jaded

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Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
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Etymology

From jade, a worn-out horse, possibly from Old Norse jalda (mare). As a term of abuse for a woman, it dates from 1560. [1]

Pronunciation

Adjective

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  1. Worn out, wearied, or lacking enthusiasm; exhausted.
  2. Cynically insensitive; made callous by experience.

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Verb

jaded

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of jade.

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