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morbid
Used In
Heart of Darkness
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  • He looked very dubious; but I made a grab at his arm, and he understood at once I meant him to steer whether or no. To tell you the truth, I was morbidly anxious to change my shoes and socks.

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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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