Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: morbidly
IPA transcription: [m'ɔɹbədli]
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: morbidly
    Meaning: in a morbid manner or to a morbid degree; "he was morbidly fascinated by dead bodies"
Usage examples
  • The van der Luydens were morbidly sensitive to any criticism of their secluded existence. They were the arbiters of fashion, the Court of last Appeal, and they knew it, and bowed to their fate.
  • The Bellman, who was almost morbidly sensitive about appearances, used to have the bowsprit unshipped once or twice a week to be revarnished, and it more than once happened, when the time came for replacing it, that no one on board could remember which end of the ship it belonged to.