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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


Synonymsicterus


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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