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Synonyms for morbid
ˈmɔr bɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morbid(adj)

    suggesting an unhealthy mental state

    "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity"

    Synonyms:
    ghoulish, diseased, pathologic, pathological

    Antonyms:
    healthy, wholesome, inoffensive

  2. ghoulish, morbid(adj)

    suggesting the horror of death and decay

    "morbid details"

    Synonyms:
    ghoulish, diseased, pathologic, pathological

    Antonyms:
    wholesome, inoffensive, healthy

  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"

    Synonyms:
    ghoulish, diseased, pathologic, pathological

    Antonyms:
    healthy, inoffensive, wholesome

Wiktionary

  1. morbid(adjective)

    Of, or relating to disease.

    Synonyms:
    pathological

  2. morbid(adjective)

    Unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically: mentally ill

    Synonyms:
    unhealthy, unwholesome, sick, twisted, warped

  3. morbid(adjective)

    Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish

    Synonyms:
    ghoulish, grim, macabre, black

  4. morbid(adjective)

    Grisly or gruesome.

    Synonyms:
    gory, disgusting, grisly, sickening, bloody, gruesome

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. morbid

    Synonyms:
    diseased, unsound, unhealthy, sickly

    Antonyms:
    wholesome, healthy, sound

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. morbid(a.)

    Synonyms:
    diseased, sickly, unsound, unhealthy, tainted, vitiated, corrupted, indicative of disease

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pathological, disease

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How to use morbid in a sentence?

  1. Evelyn Underhill:

    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.

  2. Emily Odesser:

    It never got to the point where I made any attempts or serious plans but I remember it was kind of this morbid obsession, when I was walking to school and I would see a car drive by me I would be like ‘Oh if I just go in front of that I can end this’, [or] I would see a knife in the kitchen and be like ‘If I just use this I could end it.’.

  3. Charles Sizemore:

    The demographic trend will probably last a couple of decades, it's morbid, but the time will come for every boomer, and the result of that is a very good backdrop for these companies.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.

  5. Von Humboldt:

    It is resignation and contentment that are best calculated to lead us safely through life. Whoever has not sufficient power to endure privations, and even suffering, can never feel that he is armour-proof against painful emotions; nay, he must attribute to himself, or at least to the morbid sensitiveness of his nature, every disagreeable feeling he may suffer.


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