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1. Given to or characterized by unwholesome thoughts or feelings, especially of death or disease: read the account of the murder with a morbid interest.
a. Of, relating to, or caused by disease; pathological or diseased: morbid changes in tissues.
b. Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome: a morbid fear of heights.
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|Noun||1.||morbidness - an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind; "his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"|
|2.||morbidness - 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
unhealthfulness - the quality of promoting poor health
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