Is there a halachah against giving people side-eyes/dirty looks? If memory serves this is in the Yom Kippur davening. What's the source?

If there is a prohibition, what's the exact character? Is one allowed to give fake dirty looks as one may feign anger but never actually be angry?

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    על חטא שחטאנו לפניך בעינים רמות... על חטא שחטאנו לפניך בשיקור עין
    – Joel K
    Dec 2 '20 at 20:17
  • he.wikisource.org/wiki/… תּוֹעֲבַת יְהוָה כָּל גְּבַהּ לֵב
    – The GRAPKE
    Dec 2 '20 at 22:42
  • Isn't this the Ayin HaRa? Dec 7 '20 at 16:08

The closest I can think of in Tenach is


וְעֵינַיִם רָמוֹת תַּשְׁפִּיל

but haughty eyes You humble.

From which we may infer a prohibition regarding haughty eyes.

  • Was looking at your other posts. This one is right up my alley. For me as perpetrator, not much distinction between tongue and eyes. Both with intent.
    – user24795
    Feb 19 at 16:52

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