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jaundice

jaun·dice

jaundice

 
pronunciation:
jawn dihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a disorder in which excessive amounts of bile get into the blood and cause yellowing of the skin and eyes, sluggishness, and loss of appetite.
definition 2: a negative, cynical, or prejudiced attitude.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jaundiced, jaundices, jaundicing
definition: to render (one or one's judgment) unreliable, as by jealousy, anger, or prejudice.
His unhappy marriage jaundiced his outlook on women.
similar words:
bias
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