Definition of Blase

1. Adjective. Very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world. "The benefits of his worldly wisdom"

Exact synonyms: Worldly
Similar to: Sophisticated
Derivative terms: Worldliness



2. Adjective. Uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence. "The bored gaze of the successful film star"
Exact synonyms: Bored
Similar to: Uninterested

3. Adjective. Nonchalantly unconcerned. "A blase attitude about housecleaning"
Similar to: Unconcerned

Definition of Blase

1. Proper noun. ( male given name). ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative spelling of blasé) ¹

3. Adjective. Unimpressed with something because of over-familiarity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blase

1. indifferent [adj] - See also: indifferent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blase

blanquillos
blanscue
blare
blare out
blared
blares
blarg
blaring
blarings
blarmed
blarney
blarneyed
blarneying
blarneys
blas
blase (current term)
blaseness
blash
blashes
blashier
blashiest
blashy
blaspheme
blasphemed
blasphemer
blasphemers
blasphemes
blasphemeth
blasphemies
blaspheming

Literary usage of Blase

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1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"... in die blase. Diss. Kiel (Druck v. Schmidt & Klaunig), 1903, (23). 23 cm. Heusler, Otto. Indikationen zur chirurgischen Behandlung der Cholelithiasis. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"His present successor at the mission, Father blase Krake of the same order, is also a master of the language, of which he has written a manuscript grammar ..."

3. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"Since blase classifies so many of these cases under the head of the conative imperfect, a consideration of that usage seems here in place. ..."

4. Das Becken by Wilhelm von Waldeyer-Hartz (1899)
"B. an der Leiche; wenn aber Kontraktionen beginnen, dann muss diesen auch physiologisch entgegengewirkt werden. Soll nun die blase entleert werden, ..."

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