Medical conditions

morbid
(adj)
MOR-bid
Meaning

1. given to unwholesome thought; moody; brooding on distressing and depressing ideas

1st Sample Sentence

1. He's a morbid fellow, always thinking about death and misfortune.

2nd Meaning

2. relating to disease

2nd Sample Sentence

2. The area around the wound was swollen, and the wound itself was exuding a morbid pus.

Root

mori (to die) (Latin)

Mnemonics

more+bed = more thoughts about dying on a bed MORBID = MORTAL (deadly) + BITE (like of an insect) --> a deadly bite is unhealthy and disease related. rhymes with maarpeet=fight, war--->horror of war and death

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