1. given to unwholesome thought; moody; brooding on distressing and depressing ideas
1. He's a morbid fellow, always thinking about death and misfortune.
2. relating to disease
2. The area around the wound was swollen, and the wound itself was exuding a morbid pus.
mori (to die) (Latin)
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