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

Short Example Sentence for Morbid

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

How to use Morbid in a Sentence?

  • 1. Even after his conversion he felt drawn to a morbid insistence on the details of his ill-health. 🔊
  • 2. He encouraged me in my ideas; and my darling will keep away all these wretched morbid fancies. 🔊
  • 3. I seemed declimatized, denationalized, a luckless victim of fate and morbid fancy. 🔊
  • 4. Passers-by paused to look at it, with a kind of morbid curiosity, as it drew nearer. 🔊
  • 5. When the mind is in a morbid state it imagines faults, errors, sins, where there are none. 🔊
  • 6. The girl is morbid and unhappy here, and I shall tell them to send her away for a time. 🔊
  • 7. Indeed, he read and re-read with an almost morbid interest both the Tristia and the Ex Ponto. 🔊
  • 8. You are false to yourself if you permit yourself to lose through any such morbid imagining a single hour of joy. 🔊
  • 9. I am not naturally of a morbid temperament, and the violence of my emotion gradually exhausted itself. 🔊
  • 10. We are getting over the period of problem novels and plays, in which all the morbid diseases of the heart were dissected. 🔊
  • 11. He took a pride and a sort of morbid pleasure in punishing himself, in denying himself any further joy in her company. 🔊
  • 12. All this is only sad stern truth; nothing morbid here: let any poor stammerer testify to my faithfulness. 🔊
  • 13. There is a morbid structural basis in minds diseased, the abnormal mentality or morality being merely symptoms of a physical disease. 🔊
  • 14. Free originally from morbid tendencies, he has nursed and cherished this happy tone of mind by perusing chiefly healthy authors. 🔊
  • 15. Her movements were awkward and impatient, and a morbid nervousness kept her constantly starting, with a stealthy look here or there. 🔊
  • 16. There are pimples large and small, some with overflowing volcanoes; there are no lines of expression: these are changed to lines of morbid anatomy. 🔊
  • 17. What you want, if I may say so, is some occupation to take you out of yourself when this morbid mood comes on. 🔊
  • 18. The morbid distrust of genius which has ever been incidental to ordinary Government officialism, was at that time particularly prevalent. 🔊
  • 19. 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. 🔊
  • 20. One of the eccentricities of this peculiar being was a morbid love of anything pertaining to the realm of the King of Terrors. 🔊
  • 21. 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. 🔊
  • 22. This extreme of morbid feeling proved its own cure; even in reflecting upon it, Sidney was constrained to laugh contemptuously at himself. 🔊
  • 23. 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. 🔊
  • 24. 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. 🔊
  • 25. 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. 🔊
  • 26. 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. 🔊