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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