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EtymologyEdit

From Latin morbidus (sickly, diseased); the meaning evolved into "soft", "tender", "docile" as disease and illness make one weak.

AdjectiveEdit

morbido (feminine singular morbida, masculine plural morbidi, feminine plural morbide)

  1. soft, tender, mellow
    matita morbida, matita durasoft pencil, hard pencil
    Synonyms: soffice, tenero
  2. (figuratively) docile, compliant
    Synonyms: arrendevole, docile

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NounEdit

morbido m (plural morbidi)

  1. soft place

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