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mɔrˈbɪd ɪ timor·bid·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morbidity(noun)

    the relative incidence of a particular disease

  2. morbidity, morbidness(noun)

    an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind

    "his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"

  3. unwholesomeness, morbidness, morbidity(noun)

    the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you

Wiktionary

  1. morbidity(Noun)

    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. morbidity(Noun)

    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. morbidity(Noun)

    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. morbidity(Noun)

    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. Morbidity(noun)

    the quality or state of being morbid

  2. Morbidity(noun)

    morbid quality; disease; sickness

  3. Morbidity(noun)

    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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Numerology

  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. Erin Bonar:

    I would be cautious with regard to the findings of co-morbidity since these participants were not formally diagnosed.

  2. 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.

  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. Carlos Pellegrini:

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

  5. Haywood Brown:

    It became clear that early elective delivery prior to 39 weeks was associated with higher neonatal morbidity and mortality. As such, quality initiatives around early elective delivery were discouraged and hospitals adapted guidelines that discouraged elective delivery prior to 39 weeks.

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