bloodshot eyes

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bloodshot eyes

Eyes in which the sclera (the whites of the eye) and/or conjunctiva (the inside of the eyelid) are colored red due to the prominence of superficial blood vessels. Bloodshot eyes can be the result of a wide range of conditions, including tiredness, eyestrain, irritation, conjunctivitis, injury, or more serious inflammatory conditions. I've got these really bloodshot eyes from studying all night long. Honey, those bloodshot eyes look terrible! I think we need to get you to the doctor.
See also: eye
References in classic literature ?
Taug knew that his own blood-shot eyes were beautiful, for he had seen them reflected in the glassy surface of many a drinking pool.
Further on in the darkness she met a ragged being with shifting, blood-shot eyes and grimey hands.
And Buck was truly a red-eyed devil, as he drew himself together for the spring, hair bristling, mouth foaming, a mad glitter in his blood-shot eyes.
Hard work, late nights, and blood-shot eyes are often the signs of repeatedly defining, ripping-apart and re-iterating on the best way to move forward.
The female also exhibited blood-shot eyes, slurred speech and difficulty standing.
The worst of it is this: my blood-shot eyes are drawn inexorably towards a bright light just inches from my snout.
Over the years the Muslim character has evolved from that of a drunken, wastrel of a nawab (landlord) pining after a aenautch' (the word comes from the Hindi word nach, or dance) girl, to the comic and brainless sidekick of the hero, to a grim, gun-toting terrorist, with blood-shot eyes u but still mouthing those pious platitudes.
11) and blood-shot eyes with vomiting are prognostically bad signs (Aphorisms vii.
one of them enthused to me, through bleary, blood-shot eyes.
Those maniacally grinning reps spot my blood-shot eyes and defeated demeanour and 10 minutes later my Visa card is paying for a one-day sail up and down the coast of Paphos, lunch and lifejackets included.
He'd blood-shot eyes, a stubbled chin, and on his nose a wart.
At Cardiff Magistrates' Court, Catherine Davies, prosecuting, said officers who stopped Toms said she smelled strongly of alcohol, had blood-shot eyes and was unsteady on her feet.
I scream, my blood-shot eyes dancing to the pulsing rhythm of the veins rising on my neck.
Within hours, she had symptoms of SJS: mouth sores, blood-shot eyes, body rash, and high fever.