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"jaundiced" in American English

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jaundicedadjective

 us   /ˈdʒɔn·dɪst, ˈdʒɑn-/
[not gradable] showingnegativefeelings or ​ideas: He has a jaundiced ​view of middle-class ​life.
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"jaundiced" in British English

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jaundicedadjective

uk   /ˈdʒɔːn.dɪst/  us   /ˈdʒɑːn-/ formal
judging everything as ​bad because ​bad things have ​happened to you in the past: He ​seems to have/take a very jaundiced view of ​life. I'm ​afraid I ​look on all ​travelcompanies' ​claims with a jaundiced eye, having been ​disappointed by them so often in the past. lookingslightlyyellow in ​colour because of having ​jaundice: He was jaundiced from ​liverdisease.
(Definition of jaundiced from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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