world-weariness

[ wurld-weer-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF world-weariness
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The look was not one of love—nay, rather of world-weariness and of deep anxiety.

The thing stamped upon his face and burning in his eyes was not world-weariness, disappointment, despair.

The weight of world-weariness and disillusionment and foreboding which depressed her, certainly could not belong to youth.

The prevalence of this world-weariness of course needs explanation, and the cause is rather obscure.

I am a mixture of enthusiasm and world-weariness; the scion of a decrepit race is not likely to be any better than that, you know!

World-weariness is only a desire for a better spiritual condition.

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