Search Result for "blase":
1. very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world;
- Example: "the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'"
- Example: "the benefits of his worldly wisdom"
[syn: blase, worldly]
2. uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence;
- Example: "his blase indifference"
- Example: "a petulant blase air"
- Example: "the bored gaze of the successful film star"
[syn: blase, bored]
3. nonchalantly unconcerned;
- Example: "a blase attitude about housecleaning"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blas'e \Bla*s['e]"\ (bl[.a]*z[asl]"), a. [F., p. p. of blaser.] 1. Having the sensibilities deadened by excess or frequency of enjoyment; sated or surfeited with pleasure; uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence; used up. Syn: bored. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. very sophisticated; versed in the ways of the world. the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond' Syn: knowing, worldly. [WordNet 1.5] 3. uninterested and attaching little importance; -- of attitudes toward duties. a blase attitude about housecleaning Syn: unconcerned. [WordNet 1.5]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
157 Moby Thesaurus words for "blase": Laodicean, Olympian, aloof, apathetic, ataractic, benumbed, blah, bored, carefree, careless, casual, comatose, cool, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, dead, debilitated, degage, desensitized, detached, devil-may-care, disabused, disappointed, disenchanted, disillusioned, disinterested, dispassionate, dispirited, disregardful, dopey, dormant, droopy, drugged, dull, easy, easygoing, emotionless, enervated, enlightened, exanimate, experienced, fed-up, free and easy, good and tired, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, heedless, hopeless, in a stupor, inanimate, inattentive, incurious, indifferent, inert, inexcitable, insouciant, irked, jaded, knowing, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, leaden, lethargic, life-weary, lifeless, light-hearted, listless, lumpish, mature, matured, melancholic, melancholy, mindless, mondaine, moribund, negligent, nonchalant, not born yesterday, numb, numbed, offhand, old, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, pluckless, pococurante, pooped, practiced, put straight, reckless, regardless, resigned, ripe, ripened, robbed of illusion, sagacious, sated, satiated, seasoned, set right, sick, sick of, slack, sleepy, slow, sluggish, somnolent, sophisticate, sophisticated, soporific, spiritless, splenetic, spunkless, stagnant, stagnating, stoic, stultified, stupefied, supercilious, superior, supine, tired, tired of, tired of living, tired to death, torpid, tried, tried and true, turned-off, unanxious, uncaring, uncharmed, unconcerned, undeceived, undiscriminating, unimpressed, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved, unsolicitous, unspelled, vegetable, vegetative, veteran, wan, wearied, weariful, weary, weary unto death, withdrawn, world-weary, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise