Adjective "jaundiced" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Affected by jaundice, in particular unnaturally yellow in complexion.
  1. 'In infants found to be clinically jaundiced during the first 2-3 days, it is helpful to document the rate of rise in the serum bilirubin level.'
  2. 'At that time, the patient became jaundiced, without evidence of splenomegaly.'
  3. 'His skin was slightly jaundiced, and scleral icterus was present.'
  4. 'Some jaundiced patients may complain only of yellow eyes because they notice the color there.'
  5. 'The 16-year-old was walking in an alleyway between Museum Gardens and Exhibition Square when the man, who had a jaundiced, yellow complexion and bad teeth, approached her.'
  6. 'In other words, by the time the doctors had discovered what was the cause of her recent complaints of abdominal pain, she had become jaundiced from a bile duct obstruction and even worse, had liver metastases.'
  7. 'Severely jaundiced patients are the ones more likely to exhibit renal failure, haemorrhages and cardiovascular collapse.'
  8. 'A jaundiced baby's skin will look slightly yellow, it often looks like a suntan.'
  9. 'And reports that his platelet count is low, when considered with this picture in which he looks jaundiced, his face emaciated, but his belly bulging - all suggest liver failure.'
Affected by bitterness, resentment, or cynicism.
  1. 'Today's citizen may peruse the items on a poll tax bill with a jaundiced eye, but we tend to take for granted that a nice shiny fire engine will make its efficiently speedy way towards us should we ever need it to.'
  2. 'Ajami observes Arab regimes and the Palestinians with a jaundiced eye, but he views the Israeli and U.S. governments through rose-colored glasses.'
  3. 'The book casts a jaundiced eye on everything from helicopter rescues and large, boisterous groups to the use of cell phones, to which Guy had a particularly strong aversion.'
  4. 'The government's late conversion to the works of Joyce is viewed with a jaundiced eye by his grandson.'
  5. 'He directed a narrow, jaundiced eye at the lead counsel for the defense, who smirked back at him from his table.'
  6. 'Mrs. Anderson droned slowly and warily, looking him over with a jaundiced eye.'
  7. 'The film looks at infidelity, Hollywood-style with a jaundiced eye.'
  8. 'Because of him, we read everything more closely, with a jaundiced eye, searching for hidden idiocies, subtle contradictions.'
  9. 'The houses on both the right and left edges of the composition form mirror images of one another; their small round yellow windows strongly suggest jaundiced eyes peering at the homes between them.'


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.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be jaundiced by diets."

"eyes can be jaundiced."

"views can be jaundiced."

"patients can be jaundiced."

"people can be jaundiced."

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