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morbid
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’Not much,’ I answered: not a morsel, I thought, surveying with regret the white complexion and slim frame of my companion, and his large languid eyes — his mother’s eyes, save that, unless a morbid touchiness kindled them a moment, they had not a vestige of her sparkling spirit.

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as in: a morbid curiosity Define
suggesting the horror of death and decay; or an unhealthy interest in it
as in: morbidly obese Define
unhealthy or related to disease -- especially of a serious long-term illness
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