Definition for jaundiced (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), jaun·diced, jaun·dic·ing.
Origin of jaundice
Examples from the Web for jaundiced
As we talked I looked at three babies, their skin a jaundiced yellow, in a single incubator.
Jaundiced, splotchy skin subs for a full coat of green face paint.Dane DeHaan’s Green Goblin Is the Best Thing About ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’|Kevin Fallon|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gill, a popular columnist for the local Times-Picayune casts a jaundiced and unafraid eye on the entire enterprise.
He also anticipated the Internet bubble bursting and has a history of taking a jaundiced view of the markets.
Madame Sendel's rotund checks had collapsed, she looked cross and jaundiced, and more snuffy than ever.
It puzzled Jill sometimes why this branch of the family should look on life with so jaundiced an eye.Jill the Reckless|P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
So the jaundiced gloom peered in through the windows, and by contrast gave an added animation to Ginger's conversation.The Relentless City|Edward Frederic Benson
And to Castalia's jaundiced mind it seemed that the special reason could only be a desire to keep his letters secret from her.A Charming Fellow, Volume III (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
At the morning visit I found him greatly disturbed and jaundiced all over his body.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
British Dictionary definitions for jaundiced
Word Origin for jaundice
Word Origin and History for jaundiced
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.