View definitions for morbid
adjective as in gloomy, nasty, sickly
It had deaths so dazzling and morbid, you couldn’t look away.
We don’t necessarily think of ourselves as being morbid because of it.
The tracking of these numbers feels like a morbid version of sports.
Setting aside the morbid possibility of an even worse year in the near future making 2020 look comparatively mild, our collective memory of 2020 still may still be salvageable.
That mix of cute yet morbid is a defining feature of The Sims.
“I feel the almost morbid curiosity of the media as a weight on my back,” she said.
The resultant pop culture is as morbid and contagious as the epidemics they depict.
The business of writing obituaries may seem, at first glance, a morbid affair.
Morbid Anatomy, with Ebenstein at the helm, seems to do it all, from publishing books to leading international trips.
Entering Morbid Anatomy from an unremarkable, industrial street in Brooklyn, its ground-floor coffee shop/bookstore is buzzing.
The story of this untoward event illustrates at once the morbid habit of his mind and the bitter passions of those times.
The subject has its weak side too; it is morbid and somewhat sentimental at the end, but the fundamental emotion is sincere.
Opium-smoking is a vice not only deleterious in itself, but one indulged in merely to satisfy a morbid craving.
Other phrases, of a morbid tenderness, seem like music whispering consolation for unavowed sorrows and irremediable despair.
One symptom of Tchaikovskys condition was the morbid sensibility of his artistic temperament.
On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to morbid, such as: ghastly, ghoulish, grim, gruesome, macabre, and melancholy.
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