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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? – Daniel Kagan Dec 7 '20 at 16:08
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The closest I can think of in Tenach is

https://www.sefaria.org/Psalms.18.28

וְעֵינַיִם רָמוֹת תַּשְׁפִּיל

but haughty eyes You humble.

From which we may infer a prohibition regarding haughty eyes.

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