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 classic literature ?
He sees thousands of Mrs MacNabs, in thousands of houses, dropping their little drop of morbidity in the tea-cups of their friends; he sees--"
For the whole air was dense with the morbidity of blackmail, which is the most morbid of human things, because it is a crime concealing a crime; a black plaster on a blacker wound.
He forgot for the moment his maxim of life to follow his inclinations with due regard for the policeman round the corner; or, if he acted in accordance with it, there must have been some strange morbidity in his nature which made him take a grim pleasure in self-torture.
I don't say in your case, but in too many cases that attitude leads to morbidity, discontent, and Socialism.
For what is morbidity but a mood of emotion or a mode of thought that one cannot express?
Quinton was a genius, if a morbid one; and even his morbidity appeared more in his life than in his work.
The observed increases in maternal morbidity persisted after controlling for assisted conception and comorbid medical conditions.
Many ocular diseases have their origin in childhood and the morbidity may go unnoticed and adversely affect the child's performance in school and may also cause severe ocular disability in the later part of life.
Conclusion: Renal morbidities were more frequently observed in obstetrical emergencies leading to high morbidity and mortality rate.
Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on risk of subsequent cardiovascular morbidity in men with prostate cancer.
tm) With this background, our study aims to determine the morbidity and its relationship with the nutritional status of adolescent school girls.