how to pronounce morbid


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morbid is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of morbid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's kind of morbid but you're thinking …”

meanings of morbid


  1. Grisly or gruesome.
  2. Suggesting the horror of death; macabre or ghoulish.
  3. Taking an interest in unhealthy or unwholesome subjects such as death, decay, disease.
  4. Of, or relating to disease.

morbid frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word morbid occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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