Definition of 'morbid'
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I don't think this is about exciting a weird, morbid curiosity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Everyone in my family recognised my morbid interest in drama. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The public showed a fascination in the morbid during the year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the detective is not driven by either sentimentality or morbid curiosity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Put it down to a morbid fascination with sport and the way it is portrayed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It challenges the seemingly benign interest we have in criminology and forces us to question our morbid fascination with terrible deeds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not out of loyalty, but morbid curiosity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He died this week of breathing difficulties, a result of his morbid obesity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's a morbid fascination with knowing celebrities are just like us. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I hop on planes without morbid thoughts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A morbid secret interest in its beauties and resources possessed him. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)I have a morbid fascination for thinking about how to survive without the trappings of modern life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I think there would be something morbid about sitting there, watching it. The Sun (2009)I must make myself busy, to keep off morbid thoughts. North and South (1855)She, rather touchingly, has said she takes full responsibility for her morbid obesity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her morbid obesity wasn't her fault, you see. The Sun (2010)Murder mystery weekends or places of morbid interest, such as a famous cemetery, are your idea of fun. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'morbid'
British English: morbid ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or their interest in something as morbid, you mean that they are very interested in unpleasant things, especially death, and you think this is strange.
Some people have a morbid fascination with crime.
Definition of morbid from the Collins English Dictionary
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