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English noun: jaundice

1. jaundice (state) yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia


Broader (hypernym)symptom

Narrower (hyponym)icterus neonatorum, jaundice of the newborn, kernicterus, physiological jaundice of the newborn

Part holonymhyperbilirubinemia

2. jaundice (attribute) a rough and bitter manner

Synonymsacerbity, acrimony, bitterness, tartness, thorniness

Broader (hypernym)disagreeableness

English verb: jaundice

1. jaundice (change) distort adversely

SamplesJealousy had jaundiced his judgment.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)deform, distort, strain

2. jaundice (body) affect with, or as if with, jaundice

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)affect

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