jaundiced

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Etymology[edit]

jaundice +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

jaundiced (comparative more jaundiced, superlative most jaundiced)

  1. (pathology) Affected with jaundice.
    • Joseph Hall
      Jaundiced eyes seem to see all objects yellow.
  2. (figuratively) Prejudiced; envious.
    a jaundiced judgment
    • 1973, Arthur C. Clarke, Rendezvous with Rama
      Although Professor Davidson took a very jaundiced view of the Neptune probe, it had already been approved and he saw no point in sending more good money after bad.
    • 2003, Simon S. Godfrey, The Nature of Man and God: A New Look, Trafford Publishing, page 186 [1]
      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.

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