Definition of death-obsessed in English:



  • Excessively preoccupied with death; morbid.

    ‘the two central characters are a pair of misfit, death-obsessed sisters’
    ‘his death-obsessed works of fiction’
    • ‘It's a profound act for this once death-obsessed, neurotically neat man, a silent consummation of the Forsterian urge to "only connect" to another human, to an improbable love.’
    • ‘Jeremy and Johnny are really mirror images of each other, powerfully charismatic, death obsessed, only capable of expressing themselves through violence.’
    • ‘It's a moving film and not only because of its baggage and its death-obsessed nature.’
    • ‘The novel feels pessimistic and death-obsessed, full of images of things ending.’
    • ‘I don't understand why our society is so death obsessed.’
    • ‘Plath's death-obsessed texts are deeply disturbing.’
    • ‘Patrick and his death-obsessed sweetie Marie-Jose take old coke bottles, movie magazines, and discarded Betty Crocker boxes and decorate their lakeside love shack with them.’
    • ‘Some critics discard the "death-obsessed" picture of Mahler for one of a complex man with understandable concerns.’
    ghoulish, macabre, unhealthy, gruesome, grisly, grotesque, ghastly, horrible, unwholesome
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