morbid

morbid
morbid ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing an unhealthy interest in unpleasant subjects, especially death and disease. 2) Medicine of the nature of or indicative of disease.
DERIVATIVES morbidity noun morbidly adverb.
ORIGIN from Latin morbus 'disease' .

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  • Morbid — Mor bid, a. [L. morbidus, fr. morbus disease; prob. akin to mori to die: cf. F. morbide, It. morbido. See {Mortal}.] 1. Not sound and healthful; induced by a diseased or abnormal condition; diseased; sickly; as, a morbid condition; a morbid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morbid — MORBÍD, Ă, morbizi, de, adj. Care indică o stare bolnăvicioasă sau rezultă dintr o astfel de stare; nesănătos (din punct de vedere fizic sau moral). – Din lat. morbidus, fr. morbide. Trimis de ana zecheru, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  MORBÍD adj.… …   Dicționar Român

  • morbid — Adj kränklich, im Verfall begriffen erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. morbide, dieses aus l. morbidus krank (machend) , zu l. morbus Krankheit , zu l. morī sterben . Abstraktum: Morbidität.    Ebenso nndl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • morbid — [môr′bid] adj. [L morbidus, sickly, diseased < morbus, disease < IE base * mer , to rub, wear away, destroy > MARE3, L mortarium, OIr meirb, lifeless] 1. of, having, or caused by disease; unhealthy; diseased 2. resulting from or as from… …   English World dictionary

  • Morbid — Pays d’origine  Suede !Suède Genre musical Black metal Death metal Années d activité 1986 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Morbid — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Black Metal Gründung 1986 Auflösung 1988 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Morbīd — (franz.), krank, krankhaft, auf Krankheit bezüglich …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Morbid — Morbīd (lat.), kränklich; zart; Morbidezza (ital.), Mürbigkeit; Weichheit (der Fleischmalerei); Morbidität, das Zahlenverhältnis der Kranken zu den Lebenden; Morbiditätstabellen, Tafeln mit Angabe der Wahrscheinlichkeit und der Dauer der… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • morbid — index malignant, ominous, peccant (unhealthy), pessimistic, pestilent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • morbid — (adj.) 1650s, of the nature of a disease, indicative of a disease, from L. morbidus diseased, from morbus sickness, disease, ailment, illness, from root of mori to die, which is possibly from PIE root *mer to rub, pound, wear away (Cf. Skt.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • morbid — *unwholesome, sickly, diseased, pathological Analogous words: hypochondriac, atrabilious, *melancholic: gloomy, morose, saturnine (see SULLEN) Antonyms: sound Contrasted words: *healthy, wholesome, well, hale, robust: *healthful, healthy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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