[jawn-dist, jahn-]
affected with or colored by or as if by jaundice: jaundiced skin.
affected with or exhibiting prejudice, as from envy or resentment: a jaundiced viewpoint.

1630–40; jaundice + -ed3

2. resentful, envious, jealous, embittered.
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[jawn-dis, jahn-]
Also called icterus. Pathology. yellow discoloration of the skin, whites of the eyes, etc., due to an increase of bile pigments in the blood, often symptomatic of certain diseases, as hepatitis. Compare physiologic jaundice.
a state of feeling in which views are prejudiced or judgment is distorted, as by envy or resentment.
verb (used with object), jaundiced, jaundicing.
to distort or prejudice, as by envy or resentment: His social position jaundiced his view of things.

1275–1325; Middle English jaundis < Old French jaunisse, equivalent to jaune yellow (< Latin galbinus greenish-yellow) + -isse -ice

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jaundice (ˈdʒɔːndɪs)
1.  Also called: icterus yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes due to the abnormal presence of bile pigments in the blood, as in hepatitis
2.  a mental state of bitterness, jealousy, and ill humour resulting in distorted judgment
3.  to distort (the judgment, etc) adversely: jealousy had jaundiced his mind
4.  to affect with or as if with jaundice
[C14: from Old French jaunisse, from jaune yellow, from Latin galbinus yellowish, from galbus]

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c.1300, from O.Fr. jaunisse "yellowness" (12c.), from jaune "yellow," from L. galbinus "greenish yellow," probably from PIE *ghel- "yellow, green" (see Chloe). With intrusive -d- (cf. gender, astound, thunder). Meaning "feeling in which views are colored or distorted" first
recorded 1629, from yellow's association with bitterness and envy (see yellow).
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jaundice jaun·dice (jôn'dĭs, jän'-)
Yellowish discoloration of the whites of the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes caused by deposition of bile salts in these tissues, occurring as a symptom of various diseases, such as hepatitis, that affect the processing of bile. Also called icterus.

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jaundice   (jôn'dĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
Yellowish discoloration of the whites of the eyes, skin, or mucous membranes caused by the deposition of bile salts in these tissues, occurring as a sign of disorders that interfere with normal metabolism or transport of bile. Liver diseases such as hepatitis commonly cause jaundice.
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jaundice [(jawn-dis)]

A condition in which the skin, the whites of the eye, and other tissues take on a yellowish color because of an excess of bile coloring in the blood.

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Example sentences
Flattery has never been a flattering idea, but now our slightly jaundiced,
  strategic view of it has tainted ordinary praise.
He was dehydrated, jaundiced and had lost a lot of weight.
Then you ignore these examples offered in good faith and manipulate your
  language to defend you own jaundiced view.
The public is starting to view the shenanigans of the alarmist scientists with
  a jaundiced eye.
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