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morbid
used in The Brothers Karamazov

10 uses
  • The sight of the rainbow-colored notes may have made a morbid impression on his imagination, but with no immediate results.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (84% in)
  • It was almost a morbid condition.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (2% in)
  • "No, you have a charming nature, though it's been distorted, and I quite understand why you have had such an influence on this generous, morbidly sensitive boy," Alyosha answered warmly.
    Book 10 — The Boys (89% in)
  • Their faces betrayed hysterical, intense, almost morbid, curiosity.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (1% in)
  • It must be noted that our prosecutor was in general too hasty and morbidly impressionable.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (2% in)
  • He talked at length and with erudition of "aberration" and "mania," and argued that, from all the facts collected, the prisoner had undoubtedly been in a condition of aberration for several days before his arrest, and, if the crime had been committed by him, it must, even if he were conscious of it, have been almost involuntary, as he had not the power to control the morbid impulse that possessed him.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (17% in)
  • And can Katerina Ivanovna, with her intelligence, her morbid sensitiveness, have failed to understand that people would talk like that?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (26% in)
  • Perhaps people will cry out against me that I am morbid, hysterical, that it is a monstrous slander, that I am exaggerating.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (39% in)
  • Oh, don't believe me, think of me as morbid, but remember my words; if only a tenth, if only a twentieth part of what I say is true—even so it's awful!
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (39% in)
  • Persons severely afflicted with epilepsy are, so the most skillful doctors tell us, always prone to continual and morbid self-reproach.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (52% in)

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