adjective Date: 1640 1. affected with or as if with jaundice 2. exhibiting or influenced by envy, distaste, or hostility <
a jaundiced eye

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  • Jaundiced — Jaun diced, a. 1. Affected with jaundice. [1913 Webster] Jaundiced eyes seem to see all objects yellow. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. Prejudiced; envious; as, a jaundiced judgment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jaundiced — jaundiced; un·jaundiced; …   English syllables

  • jaundiced — index bilious, dyseptic, one sided, parochial, partial (biased), unequal (unjust), unfair …   Law dictionary

  • jaundiced — [adj] tainted, prejudiced biased, bigoted, bitter, colored, cynical, disapproving, distorted, envious, grudging, hostile, intolerant, jealous, one sided, opprobrious, partial, partisan, preconceived, prepossessed, resentful, skeptical, spiteful,… …   New thesaurus

  • jaundiced — jaun|diced [ˈdʒo:ndıst US ˈdʒo:n , ˈdʒa:n ] adj 1.) thinking that people or things are bad, especially because you have had bad experiences in the past ▪ He has a very jaundiced view of the world. ▪ She viewed politics and politicians with a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jaundiced — [[t]ʤɔ͟ːndɪst[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If someone has a jaundiced view of something, they can see only the bad aspects of it. The financial markets are taking a jaundiced view of the Government s motives... The general watched the proceedings… …   English dictionary

  • jaundiced — adjective 1 tending to judge people and things unfavourably, often because you have had disappointing experiences yourself: a jaundiced view of life | with a jaundiced eye (=thinking of people and situations in a jaundiced way) 2 suffering from… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • jaundiced — /jawn dist, jahn /, adj. 1. affected with or colored by or as if by jaundice: jaundiced skin. 2. affected with or exhibiting prejudice, as from envy or resentment: a jaundiced viewpoint. [1630 40; JAUNDICE + ED3] Syn. 2. resentful, envious,… …   Universalium

  • jaundiced — adjective a) Affected with jaundice. If we have experienced a hostile world in childhood, we will continue to view almost everyone with a jaundiced eye and react to them according to our perception. b) Prejudiced; envious; as, a jaundiced… …   Wiktionary

  • jaundiced — jaun•diced [[t]ˈdʒɔn dɪst, ˈdʒɑn [/t]] adj. 1) affected with or colored by or as if by jaundice: jaundiced skin[/ex] 2) affected with or exhibiting prejudice or distorted judgment: a jaundiced viewpoint[/ex] • Etymology: 1630–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • jaundiced — adjective 1. affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc • Syn: ↑icteric, ↑yellow • Similar to: ↑unhealthy • Derivationally related forms: ↑icterus (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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