One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Excessively preoccupied with death; morbid.‘the two central characters are a pair of misfit, death-obsessed sisters’‘his death-obsessed works of fiction’
ghoulish, macabre, unhealthy, gruesome, grisly, grotesque, ghastly, horrible, unwholesomeView synonyms
- ‘The novel feels pessimistic and death-obsessed, full of images of things ending.’
- ‘Jeremy and Johnny are really mirror images of each other, powerfully charismatic, death obsessed, only capable of expressing themselves through violence.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I don't understand why our society is so death obsessed.’
- ‘It's a moving film and not only because of its baggage and its death-obsessed nature.’
- ‘Plath's death-obsessed texts are deeply disturbing.’
- ‘Some critics discard the "death-obsessed" picture of Mahler for one of a complex man with understandable concerns.’
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