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morbid

 [mor´bid]
1. pertaining to, affected with, or inducing disease; diseased.
2. unhealthy; unwholesome.
3. characterized by preoccupation with gloomy or unwholesome feelings or thoughts.

mor·bid

(mōr'bid),
1. Diseased or pathologic.
2. In psychology, abnormal or deviant.
[L. morbidus, ill, fr. morbus, disease]

morbid

(môr′bĭd)
adj.
a. Of, relating to, or caused by disease; pathological or diseased: morbid changes in tissues.
b. Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome: a morbid fear of heights.

mor′bid·ly adv.
mor′bid·ness n.

mor·bid

(mōr'bid)
1. Diseased or pathologic.
2. psychology Abnormal or deviant.
[L. morbidus, ill, fr. morbus, disease]

morbid

diseased, as in ‘morbid anatomy’, the study of structural changes due to disease.
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