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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blas'e  \Bla*s['e]"\  (bl[.a]*z[asl]"),  a.  [F.,  p.  p.  of  blaser.] 
  Having  the  sensibilities  deadened  by  excess  or  frequency  of 
  enjoyment;  sated  or  surfeited  with  pleasure;  used  up 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blase 
  adj  1:  very  sophisticated  especially  because  of  surfeit;  versed  in 
  the  ways  of  the  world;  "the  blase  traveler  refers  to 
  the  ocean  he  has  crossed  as  `the  pond'";  "the  benefits 
  of  his  worldly  wisdom"  [syn:  {worldly}] 
  2:  uninterested  because  of  frequent  exposure  or  indulgence; 
  "his  blase  indifference";  "a  petulent  blase  air";  "the 
  bored  gaze  of  the  successful  film  star"  [syn:  {bored}] 
  3:  nonchalantly  unconcerned;  "a  blase  attitude  about 
  housecleaning" 




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