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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAUNDICED

The dog was brought, and he examined it with a jaundiced and bitter eye.

His view was apt to be jaundiced, but he did not realize that.

When we are in a bilious mood, everything wears to us a jaundiced tinge.

He was jaundiced, the conjunctiva yellow, and the lips blue.

From that day on, everything we did was viewed with a jaundiced eye.

I dare say we shall find he has taken a jaundiced view of things.

To eyes not jaundiced, she was a perfect picture in a fitting frame.

Temperature on evening of admission 101 F. Conjunctiv are anmic, but not jaundiced.

Let me say this: Your sight is jaundiced; you have seen wrong.

But, though his vision was jaundiced, his purpose was honest.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, jaunis, from Old French jaunice, earlier jalnice, "yellowness" (12c.), from jaune "yellow," from Latin galbinus "greenish yellow," probably from PIE *ghel- "yellow, green" (see Chloe).

With intrusive -d- (cf. gender, astound, thunder). Figurative meaning "feeling in which views are colored or distorted" first recorded 1620s, from yellow's association with bitterness and envy (see yellow). As a verb, from 1791, but usually in figurative use. Related: Jaundiced.

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