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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you; An abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind; The relative incidence of a particular disease.

Usage examples (34)
  • His fear of being alone verges on morbidity
  • The effect of regular routine prophylaxis on long-term morbidity and mortality is unknown.
  • Befitting her age, Gardam more than teases at infirmity and death, but the prospect of morbidity is never morbid.
  • Chronic pain after breast cancer surgery is the most common cause for long-term morbidity in women diagnosed with breast cancer, with an incidence that can be higher... for more
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