(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 morbidfidelity 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.