Morbid definitions

môr'bĭd
Of, having, or caused by disease; unhealthy; diseased.
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Resulting from or as from a diseased state of mind; esp., having or showing an unwholesome tendency to dwell on gruesome or gloomy matters.
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Gruesome; grisly; horrible.

The morbid details of a story.

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Of diseased parts; pathological.

Morbid anatomy.

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Causing disease.
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Of, relating to, or caused by disease; pathological or diseased.

Morbid changes in tissues.

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Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome.

A morbid fear of heights.

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Given to or characterized by unwholesome thoughts or feelings, especially of death or disease.

Read the account of the murder with a morbid interest.

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The definition of morbid is a connection with things that have to do with death or disease.

An example of morbid is someone who is constantly thinking about and talking about death.

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(originally) Of, or relating to disease.
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Taking an interest in unhealthy or unwholesome subjects such as death, decay, disease.
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Of, relating to, or caused by disease; pathological or diseased.

Morbid changes in tissues.

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Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome.

A morbid fear of heights.

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Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish.
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Origin of 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").