morbid definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or brought on by infection; pathological or diseased.
    • Psychologically bad or unwholesome: "He experienced a lot from a morbid acuteness of sensory faculties” ( Edgar Allan Poe).
    • described as preoccupation with unwholesome ideas or emotions: read the account of the murder with a morbid interest.
    • Gruesome; grisly.
    • Of, or associated with disease.
    • bad or unwholesome, specifically mentally: mentally sick
    • Suggesting the horror of demise; macabre or ghoulish
    • Grisly or gruesome.
    • perhaps not sound and beneficial; caused by a diseased or abnormal condition; diseased; sickly
    • Of or with respect to disease or diseased components.
    • Indicating an unhealthy mental mindset or personality; particularly, uncommonly gloomy, to an extent perhaps not warranted because of the circumstance; preoccupied with death, condition, or fear of demise.
    • Gruesome.
    • suggesting the scary of death and decay
    • suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • due to or changed by or manifesting infection or pathology
  • others:
    • Diseased; sickly; not sound and healthy. As placed on mental circumstances, it generally implies an over-sensitive condition, concerning depression of spirits, where things influencing the feelings believe an exaggerated value.
    • Proceeding from or characteristic of disease or a diseased problem.
    • Relating to disease: because, morbid or pathological physiology.

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