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Definition of "world-weariness" []

  • The state or characteristic of being world-weary. (noun)

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Use "world-weariness" in a sentence
  • "Call me blase -- I do not mind, if by blase is meant the world-weariness, intellectual, artistic, sensational, which can come to a young man of thirty."
  • "But while she tends toward a bleak sensibility, she lacks the world-weariness of the cynic and the defeatism of a genuine miserablist."
  • "But the 25-year-old Toronto native is best known for sentiments less common to hip-hop: vulnerability, world-weariness and melancholy."