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 ?
He looks upon life and all its affairs with the jaundiced eye of a pessimistic German philosopher.
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.
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.
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.
He scanned Shaftesbury Avenue with a jaundiced eye, and thought that he had never seen a beastlier thoroughfare.
Not that he regarded the play of life about him with a jaundiced eye, but, rather, that his eyes became unseeing.
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.
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.
you have forced the conviction that you are so, even on my once- jaundiced mind, and I believe you.
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.
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.
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.