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Below you will find the definition of jaundiced, followed by 43 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
EXAMPLES - Jaundiced in a Sentence
- He looked so yellow, it was like he was jaundiced. (source)
- He opened one eye enough to give me a jaundiced look. (source)
- She has nice cheekbones, but her feet are really jaundiced. (source)
- We should always look with a jaundiced eye to those who advocate war. (source)
- Both strategies make sense given the jaundiced state of public opinion. (source)
- Almost always this glossy world is looked at from a jaundiced perspective. (source)
- Indian freedom struggle was jaundiced by such political mobilization process. (source)
- So yeah, I'm pretty jaundiced about the entire "caped crusader" concept at the moment. (source)
- To my jaundiced eye, he appeared unsure as to what he should be doing in this catastrophe. (source)
- Long before now, enduring life for "The Simpsons" and its brightly jaundiced folk was simply assumed. (source)
- Like MPs he is living in the rarefied atmosphere of the Westminister Palace and his view is jaundiced. (source)
- Perhaps you are jaundiced enough to believe that romance is always just a euphemism for earthier appetites. (source)
- His round cheeks were becoming shallow divots in his face, and his flesh was turning an old, jaundiced color. (source)
- I became, as he complained, "jaundiced" towards him ... but he has forgiven me -- and his smile, I hope, will draw all such humours from me. (source)
- The Obama administration has a jaundiced view of Israel, but actual U.S. recognition of "Palestine" seems a remote prospect in the near term. (source)
- Barrie could barely make out his form in the darkness, which was unrelieved except for the jaundiced glow of the streetlight through the draperies. (source)
- Another unknown but dedicated government employee is Pius Bannis, a man even the most jaundiced would find hard to describe as a faceless bureaucrat. (source)
- Dan Neil of the Wall Street Journal, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic renowned for his jaundiced eye, unabashedly called the Volt "a spark of genius." (source)
- For practiced readers (for agents and editors make that "jaundiced"), those samples foreshadow manuscripts marred by shortcomings-and not worth following up. (source)
- A CONTROVERSIAL documentary which set out to lift the lid on immigration's impact on Wisbech has been slammed as "jaundiced" and "misleading" by the market town's MP. (source)
- He lost nearly 40 pounds, became jaundiced and had to be hospitalized for tests, and then needed a stent procedure because there was a blockage in his common bile duct. (source)
- ** It chose to promote a jaundiced, anti-India, ultra-left wing view -- the same view, in fact, of recently convicted Pakistani spy agency lobbyist Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai. (source)
- These children are jaundiced as newborns and frequently there are associated birth anomalies such as abnormalities of the heart, major blood vessels, spleen and intestines. (source)
- In that jaundiced reportorial frame of mind, sitting in the press compound at Bristol, desultorily I watched a woman shepherd a young man in a wheelchair onto the gym floor. (source)
- You see, she was jaundiced, which is VERY common in newborns, and although highly treatable when it is caught early on, if it goes UNtreated it causes serious lasting effects. (source)
- Part of what makes "Once in a Lifetime" more than just a historical curiosity is the jaundiced wit with which the characters comment on the headbanging craziness that surrounds them. (source)
- Now, VOA Amharic service happens to be dominated by people associated with the previous regime who tend to have a particularly jaundiced view of events in Ethiopia for understandable reasons. (source)
- Gardiner says most South African investors have a "jaundiced" view of offshore investing, after 10 years during which United States equities have had on average an annual return of zero percent. (source)
- Despite the odd nervous glance at its banking and real-estate sectors, Spain isn't being viewed by euro-zone bond investors with anything like the jaundiced eye they reserve for Ireland, Greece and Portugal. (source)
- I had my own jaundiced view of that, born of fifty years 'marriage to my dear one who, I had reason to believe, had not been averse to male attentions in those years when I'd been abroad funking the Queen's enemies. (source)
- Wysing Arts Centre, Sun to 18 MarSkye SherwinFreud's portraits are hard, disquieting things, attuned to the tough reality of bare, veiny sprawling bodies and the jaundiced walls, gummy sheets and cruel furniture around them. (source)
- In the meantime, state and federal regulators should cast a jaundiced eye toward the notion that investors are well served by CFAs whose charters imply a fiduciary standard of care but whose employers shun the very same standards. (source)
- The third extract touches briefly on two of the most spectacular military actions of the century, and sees Flashman pitted against one of the great villains of the day, and observing, with his usual jaundiced eye, two of its most famous heroes. (source)
- One day we spent at Camp Sheridan, driving across at Spotted Tail's invitation; he sent Standing Bear, the young brave we'd met in Chicago, to escort us, and I noted with a jaundiced eye that here was another gallant from the same school as his chief. (source)
- Who will write about the rich and famous now that ace Hollywood reporter Army Archerd has typed his last gossip column, and jaundiced, gimlet-eyed name dropper Dominick Dunne is no longer around to cover the trials of celebrity criminals in the pages of Vanity Fair? (source)
- Gravel also took an opportunity to weigh in on how progressives viewed White House press secretary Robert Gibbs's comments on the "professional left", "With a jaundiced eye, and I don't think that there's anything that Obama can do between now and '12 to change that." (source)
- Afternoon indoor games, evening masques and banquets a seemingly endless procession of entertainers in the great hall: mummers, acrobats, tumblers, merchants with fabulous, wares to sell -- anyone with something to offer the jaundiced courtiers was welcome at Greenwich in this season. (source)
- All day we rode south-west over the bare country east of the Big Horn; even allowing for my jaundiced eye, it was neither a grand nor memorable prospect, just endless low hills and ridges of yellow grass, with a few trees here and there, and the outline of mountains far in the distance. (source)
- Flashman's summary of South African affairs in 1859, if characteristically sketchy, is accurate and perceptive, and his portrait of the Cape Governor is fair; if anything, he gives him more sympathetic treatment than he usually metes out to imperial pro-consuls, a class of whom he tended to take a jaundiced view. (source)
- So now Crook beamed and made a chest and bowed and called her "my lady" and absolutely behaved like a faithful sheepdog while I admired her performance with a jaundiced eye, and the talk murmured on under the trees in the drowsy summer afternoon; I did the polite with the prettiest bridesmaid at the punchbowl, and forgot all about Indians. (source)
- I'm talking out of both sides of my mouth here in that I hunt with a compound bow instead of a long bow or recurve, but carry a flint lock and cast a jaundiced eye at inlines with scopes, sabots, etc, in that if you're going to hunt with a primative weapon, it should be just that, instead of what basically amounts to a single shot. 30-06 anymore. (source)
- And when it comes to getting a distorted sense of what is going on in the PRC, the "problem with regular China coverage in the mainstream western media is not its negativity; it's simply that there's too little of it," with the result that outsiders get not too jaundiced but too simplistic a sense of the complexities of the multiple and overlapping and often contradictory transformations reshaping Chinese society. (source)
- A community organizer in Chicago, who despite coming from a racially-mixed, peripatetic and fatherless childhood rose above circumstances and all manner of plausibility to become a senator, electrifying a flatlined Democratic Party, redeeming the very principles of democracy in the eyes of a jaundiced electorate, whose historic presidential campaign has also helped restore the world's faith in the United States as a global leader! (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 43 example sentences provided below is 45.0, which suggests that "jaundiced" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 28 synonyms for jaundiced.
biased, bigoted, bitter, colored, cynical, disapproving, distorted, envious, grudging, hostile, intolerant, jealous, one-sided, opprobrious, partial, partisan, preconceived, prepossessed, resentful, skeptical, spiteful, suspicious, tendentious, unfair, unfriendly, unindifferent, warped, yellow
We have 4 antonyms for jaundiced.
clean, fresh, unbiased, unprejudiced
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
Pronunciation: (jônˈdĭst, jänˈ-)
View up to 25 definitions of jaundiced from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Affected with jaundice.
- (adjective) Yellow or yellowish.
- (adjective) Affected by or exhibiting envy, prejudice, or hostility.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) Affected with jaundice.
- (adjective) Prejudiced; envious; as, a jaundiced judgment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Affected with jaundice.
- (adjective) Prejudiced; envious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
- (adjective) affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc