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Sample sentences for the GRE study word morbid

morbid can be used as a adj

1.Out of the bulk, the morbid and the shallow. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2."No, no, you're getting morbid on the subject.. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
3.She felt a morbid desire to ascertain the point. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.For some weeks, indeed, I busied myself in earnest inquiry, or was wrapped in a cloud of morbid speculation. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.She might as well have said to the fire, "don't burn" but how could she divine the morbid suffering to which I was a pre. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.One hardly knew at times whether one was reading the spiritual ecstasies of some mediaeval saint or the morbid confessions of a modern sinner. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
8.Dimmesdale, conscious that the poison of one morbid spot was infecting his heart's entire substance, attributed all his presentiments to no other cause. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9.This monomania, if I must so term it, consisted in a morbid irritability of those properties of the mind in metaphysical science termed the _attentive_. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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