world-weary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"world-weary" in British English

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uk   /ˈwɜːldˌwɪə.ri/  us   /ˈwɝːldˌwɪr.i/
Someone who is world-weary is not ​enthusiastic about anything, often because they have had too much ​experience of a ​particular way of ​life: 15 ​years in the ​teachingprofession had ​left him world-weary and ​cynical.
noun [U] uk   /ˈwɜːldˌwɪə.ri.nəs/  us   /ˈwɝːldˌwɪr.i-/
(Definition of world-weary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “world-weary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌世的, 厌弃人生的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭世的, 厭棄人生的…
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