how to pronounce morbidity


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morbidity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of morbidity in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that the morbidity and mortality from …”

meanings of morbidity


  1. The sickness rate of a population.
  2. The incidence of a disease, as a rate of a population which is affected.
  3. An occurrence of illness or disease, or a single symptom of that illness.
  4. Adverse effects caused by a medical treatment such as surgery.
  5. The quality of being morbid; an attitude or state of mind marked by gloom.
  6. The quality of being unhealthful or diseased, sometimes including the cause.

morbidity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word morbidity occurs in english on average 3.7 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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