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Synonyms for morbid
ˈmɔr bɪd

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  1. morbidadjective

    Of, or relating to disease.


  2. morbidadjective

    Unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically: mentally ill

    unhealthy, unwholesome, sick, twisted, warped

  3. morbidadjective

    Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish

    ghoulish, grim, macabre, black

  4. morbidadjective

    Grisly or gruesome.

    gory, disgusting, grisly, sickening, bloody, gruesome

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. morbid

    diseased, unsound, unhealthy, sickly

    wholesome, healthy, sound

Princeton's WordNet

  1. morbidadjective

    suggesting an unhealthy mental state

    "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity"

    ghoulish, diseased, pathologic, pathological

    healthy, wholesome, inoffensive

  2. ghoulish, morbidadjective

    suggesting the horror of death and decay

    "morbid details"

    ghoulish, diseased, pathologic, pathological

    wholesome, inoffensive, healthy

  3. diseased, morbid, pathologic, pathologicaladjective

    caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology

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

    ghoulish, diseased, pathologic, pathological

    healthy, inoffensive, wholesome

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. morbidadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "morbid":

    pathological, disease

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How to use morbid in a sentence?

  1. 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.’.

  2. 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.

  3. Photographer Helge Skodvin:

    The more exotic, the better. ... We're so used to giving a dog a kiss, but we're not used to giving a lion a kiss, there are some people who make a living making your favorite cat or your favorite dog into a stuffed animal so you can always have it with you, but that's really morbid in a way.

  4. 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.

  5. Cesar Calderon:

    He's not going to flee, we're here, we're available to deal with the problem. ... Let's end the speculation, let's end the morbid fascination.

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