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Definition dulled interest due to excessive previous experience

or:  cynical or hardened due to unpleasant experience
  • A jaded sailor stepped away from a movie machine while the film was still running.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • You think you're grown up and tired and jaded with everything, but in your heart you're just as much a kid as I am.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • The city of New York, like all cities, had first swallowed the story in jaded silence.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • "And I'm not jaded either."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • But the original was there as well'more jaded and rudimentary, functional rather than romantic.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • Jaded college kids didn't look so blasé anymore.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Early in the forenoon parties of jaded men began to straggle into the village, but the strongest of the citizens continued searching.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • 'Filpo,' said a calm, slender, jaded-looking man who had not even stirred from his armchair.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The collision was enormous, bringing even the most jaded observers to their feet.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Mary Ann was looking at Flora and her mother with a jaded and judgmental eye.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • His jaded face was camouflaged among the painting materials and fabric.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • At this juncture the jaded horse was spurred into a trot, soon reaching the pines and the camp.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • It was 'his that held the jaded audience, this terrible pain.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • I never grew jaded, the way so many city kids do.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Emotional delight is followed by no more than jaded senses which speedily recuperate.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • If we live thus tamely, To be thus jaded by a piece of scarlet, Farewell nobility!
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • Monika Nilsson was at her desk, an experienced general reporter specialising in political coverage; she could be the most jaded cynic he had ever met.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The weariness of the night wore in upon their jaded nerves, lay upon their dry hot eyeballs.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • My book is out; and jaded and distracted I return to this free page.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past
  • I guess after a lifetime of commanding sailors, she's got an unfairly jaded view.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian

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