In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(curiosity/interest) morboso(curiosity/interest) malsano(fear/mind) morboso
- So, what is this morbid fascination with complete inhumanity?
- As much as it was a part of society I found it morbid and disgusting to laugh and cheer and a horrible death just for entertainment.
- These are morbid subjects that most people don't like to think about.
- I know that a number of people come to this site solely out of morbid curiosity about Raychel's murder.
- It is that he had a morbid fascination with death and he was also an enthusiastic frequenter of public executions.
- Add to this the morbid fascination people have with viewing a corpse and I'm done for.
- There is a morbid nostalgia in the desire to draw death back into our everyday lives.
- Is it boredom, morbid curiosity or just a downright nosiness to see how unfavourably other people's lives compare?
- The sight of it has made me morbid and I have been thinking about death.
- Out of the side streets opposite the jail they came by scores, drawn for the most part by idle and morbid curiosity.
- You watch with morbid fascination as his world slowly crumbles around him.
- I can't think of a single reason to buy this album except for morbid curiosity.
- We paused with morbid fascination at the scene of the recent lorry tragedy and peered cautiously over the edge.
- He had proved to be an interesting, if slightly morbid and subdued, traveling companion.
- A casual view of some of our articles might suggest a morbid fascination with the dead.
- Watching the best players in the world right now mostly failing to match up to the requirements has provided a morbid kind of fascination.
- Why she has chosen to explore such a morbid subject is anyone's guess.
- Despite our hatred of the whole process, we still had this morbid fascination with it.
- His work reveals a powerful imagination and an often morbid interest in themes of love and death.
- We stayed out of morbid curiosity to see what would happen.
- He dreaded hearing the answer, but morbid curiosity forced him to ask the question.
- Deep puncture wounds from animal bites become morbid if not promptly tended and closely followed.
- You know, patients with obesity and morbid obesity, are some of the sickest patients that surgeons see.
- Only one person in seven suffering from morbid obesity will live to his or her full life expectancy.
- Obesity is associated with multiple morbid conditions and a loss in life expectancy.
- When we speak of morbid obesity, are all women in this assumed weight category unhealthy or at risk for diseases?
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.