Morbid

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Not Casual ChatPlay
Use 'morbid' in contexts where dark topics are acceptable, not in light, everyday conversations. SlideAvoiding morbid topics, they chatted about their weekend plans.
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Possible OffensePlay
'Morbid' topics might disturb people; know your audience before discussing such matters. SlideHis morbid joke fell flat at the dinner party.
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Cautious in WritingPlay
In writing, clarify your reason for a 'morbid' interest to avoid misunderstandings. SlideHer essay explained her morbid curiosity in forensic science as a pursuit of justice.