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(mind/fear) morboso
- Add to this the morbid fascination people have with viewing a corpse and I'm done for.
- It is that he had a morbid fascination with death and he was also an enthusiastic frequenter of public executions.
- His work reveals a powerful imagination and an often morbid interest in themes of love and death.
- 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.
- These are morbid subjects that most people don't like to think about.
- He had proved to be an interesting, if slightly morbid and subdued, traveling companion.
- Out of the side streets opposite the jail they came by scores, drawn for the most part by idle and morbid curiosity.
- Is it boredom, morbid curiosity or just a downright nosiness to see how unfavourably other people's lives compare?
- I know that a number of people come to this site solely out of morbid curiosity about Raychel's murder.
- 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.
- You watch with morbid fascination as his world slowly crumbles around him.
- The sight of it has made me morbid and I have been thinking about death.
- We paused with morbid fascination at the scene of the recent lorry tragedy and peered cautiously over the edge.
- Despite our hatred of the whole process, we still had this morbid fascination with it.
- A casual view of some of our articles might suggest a morbid fascination with the dead.
- I can't think of a single reason to buy this album except for morbid curiosity.
- He dreaded hearing the answer, but morbid curiosity forced him to ask the question.
- There is a morbid nostalgia in the desire to draw death back into our everyday lives.
- We stayed out of morbid curiosity to see what would happen.
- So, what is this morbid fascination with complete inhumanity?
- Only one person in seven suffering from morbid obesity will live to his or her full life expectancy.
- You know, patients with obesity and morbid obesity, are some of the sickest patients that surgeons see.
- Deep puncture wounds from animal bites become morbid if not promptly tended and closely followed.
- When we speak of morbid obesity, are all women in this assumed weight category unhealthy or at risk for diseases?
- Obesity is associated with multiple morbid conditions and a loss in life expectancy.
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