morbid fear

morbid fear

Phobia, see there.
References in classic literature ?
In my extreme distress of mind, I have a morbid fear of misdirecting you; but even if I am in error, you may know the right drawer by its contents: some powders, a phial and a paper book.
The morbid fears superinduced by the shock following the sudden demise of the first creature of his experiments had given place to a growing desire to further prosecute his labors until enduring success had crowned his efforts with an achievement which he might exhibit with pride to the scientific world.
Back then he had a morbid fear of people dressed in large-headed character costumes.
PANTOPRAGMATIC A Logical attitude B Morbid fear of everything C Meddling in everybody's business who am I?
It's a heartbreaking true story, playing into Alfred Hitchcock's morbid fear of the police.
Thank goodness, I've had a morbid fear of mutts since reading a Daily Mail article which warned: "Street gangs now using dogs instead of knives".
I now have a morbid fear that I'd be tempted to let the kids loose with Magic Markers on my snazzy new Primark clutch.
Frustratingly, his morbid fear of launderettes leads to a rushed climax - and only a few modest dark laughs.
BEE Gee Robin Gibb's sister has dismissed his morbid fear the group was being punished by fate for their global success.
I'VE never k now n Amanda Holden's claim to fame, but I sure as hell hope she finds a counsellor to lull her morbid fear of being forgotten.
If you have a morbid fear of crowds - and a phobia of open shops - then it probably would be an ideal day out.
That was the day that I, as caring as Hannibal Lecter generally and with a morbid fear of others' bodily functions and the telly getting stuck on Embarrassing Fat Bodies, had to bed bath my grandmother.