[ UK /mˈɔːbɪdli/ ]
[ US /ˈmɔɹbədɫi/ ]
  1. in a morbid manner or to a morbid degree
    he was morbidly fascinated by dead bodies
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How To Use morbidly In A Sentence

  • Approximately 9 million Americans are morbidly obese - overweight by at least 100 pounds.
  • It is, as the morbidly glib never tire of reminding us, as natural as life.
  • So, too, I said I would treat a negative disease, such as amaurosis or torpidity of liver, with the negative pole, placing the positive pole on either some healthy or morbidly positive part. A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication
  • Women with morbidly adherent placenta were likely to experience more complications and transfusions.
  • The varnishy smell of the desks, the smell of the wallflowers at Mrs. Manzie's on the way to school, the smell of the school itself -- to all these he was morbidly alive, and he loathed them. The House with the Green Shutters
  • His films have become increasingly gloomy and pessimistic, even morbidly so.
  • ROBERTS: Sanjay, you keep using the phrase morbidly obese. CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2007
  • The real innovation of the tale is that the heroine is size-22 and medically classified as morbidly obese while embarking on her romantic adventures. Recent reading: Part One: Gifts from Owen
  • But the increase has been greatest among those known as the morbidly obese that is to say those with a BMI of more than 40. Our Big Problem
  • What is it that attracts some people to the dead body and makes them morbidly regard it as an object of reverence?
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