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mɔrˈbɪd ɪ timor·bid·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morbiditynoun

    the relative incidence of a particular disease

  2. morbidity, morbidnessnoun

    an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind

    "his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"

  3. unwholesomeness, morbidness, morbiditynoun

    the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you

Wiktionary

  1. morbiditynoun

    The quality of being unhealthful, morbid

    Etymology: Recorded since 1656; from morbid, from morbidus, from morbus, from the root of mori or from a Proto-Indo-European base mor "to rub, pound, wear away".

  2. morbiditynoun

    The incidence of a disease, as a rate of a population which is affected.

    Etymology: Recorded since 1656; from morbid, from morbidus, from morbus, from the root of mori or from a Proto-Indo-European base mor "to rub, pound, wear away".

  3. morbiditynoun

    An occurrence of illness or disease, or a single symptom of that illness.

    Etymology: Recorded since 1656; from morbid, from morbidus, from morbus, from the root of mori or from a Proto-Indo-European base mor "to rub, pound, wear away".

  4. morbiditynoun

    Adverse effects caused by a medical treatment such as surgery.

    Etymology: Recorded since 1656; from morbid, from morbidus, from morbus, from the root of mori or from a Proto-Indo-European base mor "to rub, pound, wear away".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morbiditynoun

    the quality or state of being morbid

  2. Morbiditynoun

    morbid quality; disease; sickness

  3. Morbiditynoun

    amount of disease; sick rate

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Morbidity

    The proportion of patients with a particular disease during a given year per given unit of population.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morbidity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morbidity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of morbidity in a Sentence

  1. Carlos Pellegrini:

    The exploratory laparotomy in general is a relatively straightforward procedure for which mortality or morbidity are very low.

  2. Chuangshi Wang:

    Napping could reflect underlying ill-health( fatigue, tiredness) eventually leading to morbidity and mortality, could be a proxy for sleep deprivation, as a compensatory catch-up mechanism, or could also be a symptom of circadian misalignment.

  3. Ashish Shah:

    It's a dramatic change, and I think that we're going to see certainly more patients being offered a life-saving and life-improving therapy, with these catheter platforms, the morbidity and the downtime for the patient is dramatically less.

  4. Eric Adler:

    What's particularly concerning is the increased mortality associated with heart failure in young people, it's a shame, because Eric Adler have better therapeutics than Eric Adler've ever had before for heart failure : better medicines, better surgeries and mechanical devices that support the failing heart. So it's certainly a bit discouraging from the standpoint of someone that focuses on heart failure to see that despite Eric Adler best efforts and new technologies, Eric Adler're seeing an increase in the prevalence and morbidity associated with heart failure.

  5. Laxmi Mehta:

    Involvement of the cardio-obstetrics team from preconception to postpartum care is critical because these experts working together can help identify ways to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality.

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