Associations to the word «Morbid»


MORBID, adjective. (originally) Of, or relating to disease.
MORBID, adjective. Taking an interest in unhealthy or unwholesome subjects such as death, decay, disease.
MORBID, adjective. Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish
MORBID, adjective. Grisly or gruesome.
MORBID OBESITY, noun. The condition of being morbidly obese.

Dictionary definition

MORBID, adjective. Suggesting an unhealthy mental state; "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity".
MORBID, adjective. Suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details".
MORBID, adjective. Caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes".

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