What does morbid mean?
Definitions for morbid
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word morbid.
suggesting an unhealthy mental state
"morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity"
suggesting the horror of death and decay
diseased, morbid, pathologic, pathologicaladjective
caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
"diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"
Indicating an unhealthy mental attitude or disposition; especially, abnormally gloomy, to an extent not justified by the situation; preoccupied with death, disease, or fear of death; as, a morbid interest in details of a disaster.
Gruesome; as, a morbid topic.
Of, or relating to disease.
Unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically: mentally ill
Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish
Grisly or gruesome.
Etymology: From morbidus, from morbus, itself from the root of morior or directly from mor-.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Diseased; in a state contrary to health.
Etymology: morbidus, Latin.
Though every human constitution is morbid, yet are there diseases consistent with the common functions of life. Arbuth.
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
of or pertaining to disease or diseased parts; as, morbid anatomy
Etymology: [L. morbidus, fr. morbus disease; prob. akin to mori to die: cf. F. morbide, It. morbido. See Mortal.]
"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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mor′bid, adj. diseased, sickly: not healthful.—n. Morbid′ity, the quality of being morbid: disease: the ratio of sickness in a community.—adv. Mor′bidly.—n. Morbidness, sickliness.—adjs. Morbif′eral, Morbif′erous; Morbif′ic, causing disease.—n. Morbil′lī, measles.—adjs. Morbil′liform, like measles; Morbil′lous, pertaining to measles; Morbose′, proceeding from disease: morbid: not healthy.—n. Mor′bus, disease. [Fr.,—L. morbidus—morbus, disease.]
Anagrams for morbid »
The numerical value of morbid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of morbid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of morbid in a Sentence
The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new. For him, the greatest pain is the pain of a new idea.
He was on a tight rope in terms of not being over-sentimental or morbid, he was really happy with how it came together and how the show looked and how it has reinvented itself.
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.
He sort of played with his persona to exaggerate it and make people more fearful, this was just his way — a morbid humor to deal with his hopeless situation.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for morbid
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- mòrbid, mòrbidaCatalan, Valencian
- morbid, krankhaftGerman
- mórbido, morbosoSpanish
- hirveä, makaaberi, sairas, järkyttävä, kammottava, sairaalloinen, kauheaFinnish
- հիվանդագին, հիվանդոտArmenian
- morboso, raccapriccianteItalian
- 병적 인Korean
- morbide, akelig, gruwelijk, ziekelijk, ziek, ongezond, macaberDutch
- болезненный, омерзительный, ненормальный, нездоровый, патологическийRussian
Get even more translations for morbid »
Find a translation for the morbid definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"morbid." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 1 Jun 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/morbid>.
Discuss these morbid definitions with the community:
We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.
If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly.
You need to be logged in to favorite.