mor·bid / ˈmôrbəd/ • adj. 1. characterized by or appealing to an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, esp. death and disease: he had long held a morbid fascination with the horrors of contemporary warfare.2. Med. of the nature of or indicative of disease: the treatment of morbid obesity.DERIVATIVES: mor·bid·i·ty / môrˈbidətē/ n.mor·bid·ly adv.mor·bid·ness n.
So morbific XVII. — F.