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Morbidness   Listen

An abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind.  Synonym: morbidity.
The quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you.  Synonyms: morbidity, unwholesomeness.

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"Morbidness" Quotes from Famous Books

... us would be better for a little of such morbidness. You mustn't suppose that fiction would have the same effect on her—not at all. That poor devil (his name, I remember, was Workman) was really and truly hounded to insanity and the grave, and she saw the thing in all its dreadful details. I would rather she had got into ...
— Denzil Quarrier • George Gissing

... foliage is "herbstlich geroetet, so wie ein Kranker, der sich neigt zum Sterben, wenn fluechtig noch sich seine Wangen faerben."[166] A remarkable simile, and at the same time characteristic for Lenau in its morbidness is the following: ...
— Types of Weltschmerz in German Poetry • Wilhelm Alfred Braun

Words linked to "Morbidness" :   rottenness, harmfulness, cognitive state, jejunity, jejuneness, wholesomeness, noxiousness, toxicity, morbidity, deadliness, morbid, lethality, unhealthfulness, quality, perniciousness, putrescence, state of mind, noisomeness

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