Definitions for morbidˈmɔr bɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mor•bidˈmɔr bɪd(adj.)

  1. suggesting an unhealthy mental attitude; unwholesomely gloomy.

  2. gruesome; grisly.

  3. affected by, caused by, causing, or characteristic of disease.

  4. pertaining to diseased parts:

    morbid anatomy.

Origin of morbid:

1650–60; < L morbidus sickly =morb(us) sickness +-idus -id4


Princeton's WordNet

  1. morbid(adj)

    suggesting an unhealthy mental state

    "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity"

  2. ghoulish, morbid(adj)

    suggesting the horror of death and decay

    "morbid details"

  3. diseased, morbid, pathologic, pathological(adj)

    caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology

    "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"


  1. morbid(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to disease.

  2. morbid(Adjective)

    Unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically: mentally ill

  3. morbid(Adjective)

    Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish

  4. morbid(Adjective)

    Grisly or gruesome.

  5. Origin: From morbidus, from morbus, itself from the root of morior or directly from mor-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morbid(adj)

    not sound and healthful; induced by a diseased or abnormal condition; diseased; sickly; as, morbid humors; a morbid constitution; a morbid state of the juices of a plant

  2. Morbid(adj)

    of or pertaining to disease or diseased parts; as, morbid anatomy


  1. Morbid

    "Morbid" is a song by American rapper Necro, released in 2001. It was the second and final single from his second album, Gory Days, released that year. Its content involves the perspective of a homicidal man who is prepared to trace any potential person who engages in a feud with him, so much as they are advised to change their name, sex and body frame, and travel by plane to a remote location in order to uncertainly ensure their safety.

Translations for morbid

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


sick (in the way one shows his/her excessive interest in death, disease, cruel acts etc)

his morbid fascination with horror films; her morbid imagination.

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