Definition of morbidly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmɔːbɪdli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːrbɪdli//
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  1. 1showing a strong interest in sad or unpleasant things, especially disease or death He was morbidly fascinated with the dead.
  2. 2(medical) in a way that increases your risk of getting a serious illness patients classed as morbidly obese