jaundiced

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj jaundiced showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste "looked with a jaundiced eye on the growth of regimentation","takes a jaundiced view of societies and clubs"
    • adj jaundiced affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The major side effects from abusing anabolic steroids can include liver tumors and cancer, jaundice (yellowish pigmentation of skin, tissues, and body fluids), fluid retention, high blood pressure, increases in LDL (bad cholesterol), and decreases in HDL (good cholesterol). Other side effects include kidney tumors, severe acne, and trembling.
    • Jaundiced Affected with jaundice. "Jaundiced eyes seem to see all objects yellow."
    • Jaundiced Prejudiced; envious; as, a jaundiced judgment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Jaundiced affected with jaundice: prejudiced
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Quotations

  • John Dryden
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    “Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.”
  • Alexander Pope
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    “All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. jaunisse, from jaune, yellow—L. galbinus, yellowish, galbus, yellow.

Usage

In literature:

Later, skin irritation, gastritis, jaundice, blood degeneration.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
He looked upon every abuse which he attacked, with a somewhat severe, if not a jaundiced, eye.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
She was an aunt of Mother's; and once she had the jaundice, and it seems to me she was always yellow after that.
"Hildegarde's Holiday" by Laura E. Richards
Diseased viscera, jaundice, ascites and anasarca.
"An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses" by William Withering
The maladies that were commonest were malaria, diarrhoea, dysentery, jaundice and heat-stroke.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
No, my lad, I'm not jaundiced.
"The Golden Magnet" by George Manville Fenn
He got a jaundice from it.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
Poor Captain Jones is laid up with jaundice, and indeed all in camp are a little off colour.
"With the Naval Brigade in Natal (1899-1900)" by Charles Richard Newdigate Burne
Later came jaundice in epidemic form.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
The latter a well-fed, happy lot, the others yellow and jaundiced, and looking very weary.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
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In poetry:

Fear not the jaundice-visag'd king,
Death can do nothing, but remove
(Since Christ has pluck'd away his sting)
Thee hence, unto the realms above.
"A Comfortable Conference Between A Pious Sick Man And His Soul, Against The Fear Of Death" by Rees Prichard
Friend Jonathan is just as fierce and spiteful—
The braggadocio would be quite delightful—
But loss of blood, and jaundiced bile, poor fellow,
Have made him giddy, and all objects yellow.
"November Findings--1862" by Janet Hamilton
Dry-eyed she waited by the sycamore.
Some stars made misty blotches in the sky.
And all the wretched willows on the shore
Looked faded as a jaundiced cheek or eye.
She felt their pity and could only sigh.
"The Parting" by Madison Julius Cawein
Sun-drenched beaches with their golden sands
were hidden under red carpets.
Sufferers from cowardice and jaundice
were subjected to severe administrative reassignment.
A protest campaign led by wasps and bees
had its sting drawn by honeyed words.
"The Commission for Equalising Things" by Raymond Queneau

In news:

At physical evaluation, jaundice and ascites were present.
Ultrasound reveals cause of jaundiced cat's ailment .
Adlin and Appleford Disappoint on 'Jaundice Bitters '.
And that may be what makes Jaundice Bitters a little too hard to swallow.
Rowland Brown directed only three movies, but if this 1933 crime melodrama is any indication, he had a masterful sense of story and a surprisingly jaundiced wit.
But cause of 'jaundice syndrome' still unknown.
Infant Jaundice Treatment May Encourage Moles.
Your newborn might have jaundice .
For Neonatal Jaundice , a New Option in Resource-Poor Nations.
Autism linked to jaundice in newborns, study finds.
' Jaundice ' (JAWN-diss) is a yellow-orange discoloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by the buildup of a substance called 'bilirubin' (bil-ih-ROO-bun).
Documentary 'Inside Job' casts a jaundiced eye at Wall Street as it examines 2008 financial crisis.
For Neonatal Jaundice, a New Option in Resource-Poor Nations.
Veterans of the last boom and bust take a more jaundiced view.
Fitch is taking a jaundiced view of whether or not consumer magazines as a group can make the switch to digital with their profitability intact.
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In science:

Chronic diseases or congenital defects of hepatobiliary organs result in depression of BA production. Obstructive jaundice or gallbladder excision completely stops their income to intestine.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
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