UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɔːndɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɔndɪs, ˈdʒɑn-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jôndis, jän-)

Inflections of 'jaundice' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
jaun•dice /ˈdʒɔndɪs, ˈdʒɑn-/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Pathologya disease in which the skin and the whites of the eyes become yellow because of an increase of bile in the blood.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
jaun•dice  ( jôndis, jän-),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -diced, -dic•ing. 
  1. PathologyAlso called  icterus. 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. Cf. physiologic jaundice.
  2. grasserie.
  3. a state of feeling in which views are prejudiced or judgment is distorted, as by envy or resentment.

  1. to distort or prejudice, as by envy or resentment:His social position jaundiced his view of things.
  • Latin galbinus greenish-yellow) + -isse -ice
  • Old French jaunisse, equivalent. to jaune yellow (
  • Middle English jaundis 1275–1325

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
jaundice /ˈdʒɔːndɪs/ n
  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
  1. to distort (the judgment, etc) adversely: jealousy had jaundiced his mind
  2. to affect with or as if with jaundice
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French jaunisse, from jaune yellow, from Latin galbinus yellowish, from galbus
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