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  • 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.
  • 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.

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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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