jaundiced


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jaun·diced

 (jôn′dĭst, jän′-)
adj.
1. Affected with jaundice.
2. Yellow or yellowish.
3. Affected by or exhibiting envy, prejudice, or hostility.

jaun•diced

(ˈdʒɔn dɪst, ˈdʒɑn-)

adj.
1. affected with or colored by or as if by jaundice: jaundiced skin.
2. affected with or exhibiting prejudice or distorted judgment: a jaundiced viewpoint.
[1630–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jaundiced - affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
2.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"
discriminatory, prejudiced - being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand; "a prejudiced judge"

jaundiced

Translations

jaundiced

[ˈdʒɔːndɪst] ADJ
1. (Med) → con ictericia, que tiene ictericia
2. (fig) (= embittered) [person] → amargado, resentido; [attitude] → negativo, pesimista
3. (fig) (= disillusioned) → desilusionado

jaundiced

[ˈdʒɔːndɪst] adj
[attitude, opinion, critic] → amer(amère)
To her jaundiced eye everything looked false → Tout paraissait faux à son regard amer.
to take a jaundiced view of sth → voir qch d'un mauvais œil

jaundiced

adj
(lit)gelbsüchtig
attitudeverbittert, zynisch; to take a jaundiced view of somethingin Bezug auf etw (acc)zynisch sein; to regard something with a jaundiced eyeeine zynische Einstellung zu etw haben

jaundiced

[ˈdʒɔːndɪst] adj (fig) (cynical) → cinico/a (Med) → itterico/a
with a jaundiced eye → con occhio cinico
to have a jaundiced view of things → vedere le cose cinicamente

jaundiced

a. ictérico-a, rel. a la ictericia o que padece de ella.
References in classic literature ?
That she should struggle against the fascinating influence of his delightful art - delightful nature I thought it then - did not surprise me either; for I knew that she was sometimes jaundiced and perverse.
Then it fell for a tender moment on the jaundiced page of my old Boccaccio,--a rare edition, which I had taken from my knapsack to indulge myself with the appreciation of a connoisseur.
He was trying to dismiss the whole thing from his mind--a feat which had hitherto proved beyond his powers--when Fate, in an unusually kindly mood, enabled him to do so in a flash by presenting to his jaundiced gaze what, on consideration, he decided was the most beautiful girl he had ever seen.
For every hand seemed raised against me, though in reality it was the hand of fellowship that the world stretched out, and the other was the reading of a jaundiced eye.
Not that he regarded the play of life about him with a jaundiced eye, but, rather, that his eyes became unseeing.
He looks upon life and all its affairs with the jaundiced eye of a pessimistic German philosopher.
He scanned Shaftesbury Avenue with a jaundiced eye, and thought that he had never seen a beastlier thoroughfare.
He looked at me with a jaundiced eye (there was no love lost between us), and declared at once that it was strange, very strange.
you have forced the conviction that you are so, even on my once- jaundiced mind, and I believe you.
I don't know what this - jolly old - Jaundiced Jail,' Tom had paused to find a sufficiently complimentary and expressive name for the parental roof, and seemed to relieve his mind for a moment by the strong alliteration of this one, 'would be without you.
So now Mr Gowan, like that worn-out old coffin which never was Mahomet's nor anybody else's, hung midway between two points: jaundiced and jealous as to the one he had left: jaundiced and jealous as to the other that he couldn't reach.
Men who look on nature, and their fellow-men, and cry that all is dark and gloomy, are in the right; but the sombre colours are reflections from their own jaundiced eyes and hearts.