Definition of jaundice:
- A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the faeces, constipation, uneasiness in the region of the stomach, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood.
- To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice.
sour, warp, bristliness, acrimony, gall, Alzheimer's disease, biliousness, hepatitis, appendicitis, leptospirosis, prejudice, genus Icterus, anthrax, prepossess, straight, prickliness, affect, antipathy, anorexia, antagonism, sourness, spininess, bias, botulism, ague, thorniness, acerbity, bitterness, Icterus, bitter, animosity, blood poisoning, hostility, tartness, grudge, animus, altitude sickness, rancor, beriberi, bronchitis, rancour, disease, resentment, bad blood.
- "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
Naturally midnight, a jaded body, and the Tuscarora House free 'bus might well jaundice any scene; but the returning native recognized these as accidents merely in the phenomenon of his changed vision.- "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
Masaniello, hearing this decree and having no one to whom he could appeal, returned home quite melancholy, as yellow in the face as if he had jaundice; and his wife, seeing him hanging his head like a sick bird and his shoulders like one that is wounded, said to him, " What has happened to you, husband?- "Stories from Pentamerone", Giambattista Basile.