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morbid

mor·bid

morbid

 
 
pronunciation:
mor bihd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in an unhealthy, gloomy mental state; preoccupied with sickness, abnormality, or death.
He'd become morbid since his friend's death, speaking little and spending more and more time at the cemetery.
synonyms:
grim
antonyms:
wholesome
similar words:
atrabilious, clammy, depressed, gloomy, lugubrious, macabre, melancholic, morose, somber
definition 2: causing repugnance and horror; gruesome.
a morbid sight
synonyms:
grisly, gruesome
similar words:
disgusting, grim, hideous, horrible, horrid, macabre, repugnant, repulsive, sickening
definition 3: pertaining to, affected by, causing, or characteristic of sickness.
morbid pallor
synonyms:
diseased, sickly, unhealthy
similar words:
degenerative, pathological, unsound, unwholesome, weakly
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derivations: morbidly (adv.), morbidness (n.)