morbidity

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mor·bid·i·ty

 (môr-bĭd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. mor·bid·i·ties
1. The quality of being morbid; morbidness.
2. The rate of incidence of a disease.

morbidity

(mɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ)
n
1. the state of being morbid
2. (Pathology) Also: morbidity rate the relative incidence of a particular disease in a specific locality

mor•bid•i•ty

(mɔrˈbɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. a morbid state or quality.
2. the proportion of a specific disease in a geographical locality.
[1715–25]

morbidity

the state or quality of being excessively gloomy. — morbid, adj.
See also: Attitudes
the state or quality of being excessively gloomy. — morbid, adj.
See also: Moods
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morbidity - the relative incidence of a particular diseasemorbidity - the relative incidence of a particular disease
incidence, relative incidence - the relative frequency of occurrence of something
2.morbidity - an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind; "his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"
cognitive state, state of mind - the state of a person's cognitive processes
3.morbidity - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for youmorbidity - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
noisomeness, noxiousness, harmfulness - the quality of being noxious
perniciousness, toxicity - grave harmfulness or deadliness
deadliness, lethality - the quality of being deadly
jejunity, jejuneness - quality of lacking nutritive value
putrescence, rottenness - the quality of rotting and becoming putrid
unhealthfulness - the quality of promoting poor health
Translations

morbidity

[mɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ] N & N
1. (= perverseness) → morbosidad f, lo malsano
2. (Med) → morbosidad f

morbidity

n
(of idea, thought, jealousy, curiosity etc)Krankhaftigkeit f; (of interest, attitude)Unnatürlichkeit f; (of sense of humour, talk)Düsterkeit f; (of novel, music)Morbidität f; (of person)Trübsinn m; (of poet etc)Hang mzu düsteren Gedanken, Morbidität f; (= gloominess)Morbidität f
(Med) → Morbidität f; (of growth)Krankhaftigkeit f

mor·bid·i·ty

n. morbidez, morbosidad, enfermedad.

morbidity

n morbilidad f
References in periodicals archive ?
It is associated to high morbility and consumption of resources.
1993) Maintaining morbility in late life: Smoking, alcohl consumption, physical activity, and body mass index.