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Morbid - Merriam-Webster Online

12/15/2014
06:16 | Author: Devin Garcia

Morbid
Morbid - Merriam-Webster Online

Definition of morbid from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.

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: relating to unpleasant subjects (such as death).

: not healthy or normal.

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Morbid Define Morbid at Dictionary.com

10/14/2014
04:28 | Author: Caitlin White

Morbid
Morbid Define Morbid at Dictionary.com

Suggesting an unhealthy mental state or attitude; unwholesomely gloomy, sensitive, extreme, etc.: a morbid interest in death. 2. affected by, caused by, causing.

Transferred use, of mental states, is from 1777. Sanskrit mrnati "crushes, bruises;" Greek marainein "to consume, exhaust, put out, quench," marasmus "consumption"). Related: Morbidly ; morbidness. 1650s, "of the nature of a disease, indicative of a disease," from Latin morbidus "diseased," from morbus "sickness, disease, ailment, illness," from root of mori "to die," which is possibly from PIE root *mer- "to rub, pound, wear away" (cf.

Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome.

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morbid mor·bid (môr'bĭd) adj.

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Relating to or caused by disease; pathological or diseased.

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Morbid - definition of morbid by The Free Dictionary

8/13/2014
02:08 | Author: Evan Martin

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Morbid - definition of morbid by The Free Dictionary

A. Of, relating to, or caused by disease; pathological or diseased. b. Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome: "He suffered much from a morbid acuteness of.

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Morbid - Dictionary Definition

6/12/2014
12:24 | Author: Evan Martin

Morbid
Morbid - Dictionary Definition

If the first section of the newspaper you read is the obituaries, you could be considered morbid. Morbid is a word used to describe anyone who spends too much.

If you wear Goth clothing, your wardrobe might be described as morbid. And if you hang tombstones on your walls, your taste in art could also be described as morbid. A lot of English words relating to medicine and science come from Latin, and the adjective morbid is one of them; it comes from the root morbidus, meaning "diseased" or "sick." Morbid can also be used to describe other nouns besides people.

If the first section of the newspaper you read is the obituaries, you could be considered morbid. Morbid is a word used to describe anyone who spends too much time thinking about death or disease.

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Morbid - Wiktionary

4/11/2014
02:20 | Author: Caitlin White

Morbid
Morbid - Wiktionary

Morbid (comparative more morbid, superlative most morbid). (originally) Of, or relating to disease. Taking an interest in unhealthy or unwholesome subjects such.

morbid ( comparative more morbid, superlative most morbid ).

From Latin morbidus ( “ diseased ” ), from morbus ( “ sickness ” ), itself from the root of morior ( “ die ” ) or directly from Proto-Indo-European *mor- ( “ to rub, pound, wear away ” ).

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