Morbid in a sentence

Definition of Morbid

(originally) Of, or relating to disease. [from 1650s] | (by extension) Taking an interest in unhealthy or unwholesome subjects such as death, decay, disease. [from 1770s] | Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish

How to use Morbid in a Sentence?

  • Even after his conversion he felt drawn to a morbid insistence on the details of his ill-health.
  • He encouraged me in my ideas; and my darling will keep away all these wretched morbid fancies.
  • I seemed declimatized, denationalized, a luckless victim of fate and morbid fancy.
  • Passers-by paused to look at it, with a kind of morbid curiosity, as it drew nearer.
  • When the mind is in a morbid state it imagines faults, errors, sins, where there are none.
  • The girl is morbid and unhappy here, and I shall tell them to send her away for a time.
  • Indeed, he read and re-read with an almost morbid interest both the Tristia and the Ex Ponto.
  • You are false to yourself if you permit yourself to lose through any such morbid imagining a single hour of joy.
  • I am not naturally of a morbid temperament, and the violence of my emotion gradually exhausted itself.
  • We are getting over the period of problem novels and plays, in which all the morbid diseases of the heart were dissected.
  • He took a pride and a sort of morbid pleasure in punishing himself, in denying himself any further joy in her company.
  • All this is only sad stern truth; nothing morbid here: let any poor stammerer testify to my faithfulness.
  • There is a morbid structural basis in minds diseased, the abnormal mentality or morality being merely symptoms of a physical disease.
  • Free originally from morbid tendencies, he has nursed and cherished this happy tone of mind by perusing chiefly healthy authors.
  • Her movements were awkward and impatient, and a morbid nervousness kept her constantly starting, with a stealthy look here or there.
  • There are pimples large and small, some with overflowing volcanoes; there are no lines of expression: these are changed to lines of morbid anatomy.
  • What you want, if I may say so, is some occupation to take you out of yourself when this morbid mood comes on.
  • The morbid distrust of genius which has ever been incidental to ordinary Government officialism, was at that time particularly prevalent.
  • To relieve pain, to hold the bowel still, and to abolish the morbid hunger, a few doses with the hypodermic needle were a seeming necessity.
  • One of the eccentricities of this peculiar being was a morbid love of anything pertaining to the realm of the King of Terrors.
  • Of course Sylvia was destined to see him sooner or later, though she stayed at home with almost morbid fidelity to a resolution she had made.
  • This extreme of morbid feeling proved its own cure; even in reflecting upon it, Sidney was constrained to laugh contemptuously at himself.
  • As for the morbid inclination which had cost her so dear, I found it fixed upon a new trifle, which was soon procured, and as soon rejected.
  • His whole brain was permeated by a pessimism forced upon him by a morbid introspection, resulting from an undue appreciation of his own physical and moral shortcomings.
  • In adjusting his dress you prick him a little with a pin, and the pain and annoyance acting on his morbid sensibilities bring out expressions of irritation and ill-humor.
  • They are more likely than men to rely on broad human emotion, and their tendency in error is toward the morbid analysis of a high-strung moral situation.

Short Example Sentence for Morbid

  • You are too closely surrounded with morbid influences.
  • There is not in all his writings a single morbid note.
  • No morbid hopelessness clouded his broad horizon.
  • The morbid fight was over, and the world was at peace.
  • I know how foolish and morbid I must seem to you.
  • In his morbid and overwrought condition it seemed murderous.
  • Their morbid absorption in the problem of evil repelled the resolute optimist.
  • But she had the thought, with no morbid desire for suicide or any bitterness.
  • They were the morbid feverish fancies of an exceptional, of a terrible night.
  • There is more than dislike here, and distrust, and morbid prejudice.
  • Donne and Swift were morbid men suffering from claustrophobia.
  • The idea of submarine navigation," he said, "is a morbid one.
  • We found Marmaduke Heath in a less morbid state of mind than we had expected.
  • Thus my morbid fancy ran, as I entered slowly my father's room.

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