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morbid
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morbid
Used in
The Idiot
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  • It was also observed during those two or three days that he was in a state of morbid self-esteem, and was specially touchy on all points of honour.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vain and ambitious almost to morbidness, he had had much to put up with in the last two months, and was seeking feverishly for some means of enabling himself to lead a more presentable kind of existence.  (not reviewed by editor)

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