Definition of Morbidity:

  1. Departure from a state of physical or psychological well-being, resulting from disease, illness, injury, or sickness, specially where the affected individual is aware of his or her condition. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), morbidity could be measured in terms of (1) number of persons who were ill, (2) illnesses these persons experienced, and (3) the duration of these illnesses.

Synonyms of Morbidity

Abnormality, Acute disease, Affection, Affliction, Ailment, Allergic disease, Allergy, Atrophy, Bacterial disease, Birth defect, Blight, Cachexia, Cachexy, Cardiovascular disease, Chronic disease, Chronic ill health, Circulatory disease, Complaint, Complication, Condition, Congenital defect, Debilitation, Debility, Decrepitude, Defect, Deficiency disease, Deformity, Degenerative disease, Delicacy, Delicate health, Disability, Disease, Disorder, Distemper, Endemic, Endemic disease, Endocrine disease, Enervation, Epidemic disease, Exhaustion, Feebleness, Fragility, Frailty, Functional disease, Fungus disease, Gastrointestinal disease, Genetic disease, Handicap, Healthlessness, Hereditary disease, Hypochondria, Hypochondriasis, Iatrogenic disease, Ill health, Illness, Indisposition, Infectious disease, Infirmity, Invalidism, Invalidity, Languishing, Languishment, Malady, Malaise, Morbidness, Morbus, Muscular disease, Neurological disease, Nutritional disease, Occupational disease, Organic disease, Pandemic disease, Pathological condition, Pathology, Peakedness, Plant disease, Poor health, Protozoan disease, Psychosomatic disease, Respiratory disease, Rockiness, Secondary disease, Seediness, Sickishness, Sickliness, Sickness, Signs, Symptomatology, Symptomology, Symptoms, Syndrome, The pip, Unhealthiness, Unsoundness, Unwholesomeness, Urogenital disease, Valetudinarianism, Virus disease, Wasting, Wasting disease, Weakliness, Worm disease

How to use Morbidity in a sentence?

  1. Chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis are generally non-fatal, but can lead to a high morbidity for patients who develop a lower quality of life.
  2. Although rheumatoid arthritis doesnt have a high mortality rate, it is still a highly debilitating disease and has a very high rate of morbidity .
  3. A creeping sense of morbidity has entrenched itself on the American public after fifty years of fast food and super sized sodas.

Meaning of Morbidity & Morbidity Definition