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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blase mean? 

BLASE (adjective)
  The adjective BLASE has 3 senses:

1. very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
2. uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
3. nonchalantly unconcerned

  Familiarity information: BLASE used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

BLASE (adjective)

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Very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world


blase; worldly

Context examples:

the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as 'the pond' / the benefits of his worldly wisdom


sophisticated (having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire)

Sense 2blase [BACK TO TOP]


Uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence


blase; bored

Context examples:

his blase indifference / a petulant blase air / the bored gaze of the successful film star


uninterested (not having or showing interest)

Sense 3blase [BACK TO TOP]


Nonchalantly unconcerned

Context example:

a blase attitude about housecleaning


unconcerned (lacking in interest or care or feeling)

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