Disease vs Morbific - What's the difference?

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As a noun disease

is (pathology) an abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired.

As a verb disease

is (obsolete) to cause unease; to annoy, irritate.

As an adjective morbific is

that causes disease; sickening, pathogenic.

disease

English

Noun

(wikipedia disease) (en noun)
  • (pathology) An abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired.
  • The tomato plants had some kind of disease that left their leaves splotchy and fruit withered.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Diseases desperate grown, / By desperate appliances are relieved.
  • * (James Madison), Jr. (1751-1836)
  • The instability, injustice, and confusion introduced into the public counsels have, in truth, been the mortal diseases under which popular governments have everywhere perished.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=Of all the queer collections of humans outside of a crazy asylum, it seemed to me this sanitarium was the cup winner. […] When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=1 citation , passage=“[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03, author=William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter
  • , volume=100, issue=2, page=87, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= The British Longitude Act Reconsidered , passage=Conditions were horrendous aboard most British naval vessels at the time. Scurvy and other diseases ran rampant, killing more seamen each year than all other causes combined, including combat.}}
  • (by extension) Any abnormal or harmful condition, as of society, people's attitudes, way of living etc.
  • * N.N., , Paper 134:6.7
  • War is not man's great and terrible disease'; war is a symptom, a result. The real ' disease is the virus of national sovereignty.
  • Lack of ease; uneasiness; trouble; vexation; disquiet.
  • * (Edmund Spenser) (c.1552 – 1599)
  • So all that night they passed in great disease .
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • to shield thee from diseases of the world

    Synonyms

    * affliction * ailment * complaint * ill health * illness * malady * medical condition * morbus * rot * sickness *

    Derived terms

  • (, Suffers from 'everything but the kitchen sink' disease)
  • * acute respiratory disease (ARD) * Addison's disease * alcoholic liver disease * Alzheimer's disease (AD) * anterior horn cell disease * aortoiliac occlusive disease (AOD) * Appalachian Mountain disease * area under disease progress curve (AUDPC) * argyrophilic grain disease (AGD) * Arkin's disease * arteriosclerotic heart disease (ASHD) * artery disease * artery occlusive disease (AOD) * artificial disease * autoimmune disease * autoimmune inner ear disease (AIED) * * Bamberger-Marie disease * Bang's disease (brucellosis) * Barcoo disease * Basedow's disease * Benson's disease (astroid hyalosis) * Besnier-Boeck disease, Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease * blackhead disease * black urine disease * blood disease * Blount's disease * blue ear disease * bluetongue disease, blue tongue disease * bomb-shell disease * bone disease * bone-thinning disease * Borna disease (BD) * Borna disease virus (BDV) * brain disease * brittle-bone disease * brown lung disease (byssinosis) * Bright's disease * British disease * Buerger's disease * CADASIL disease * caisson disease * calculous biliary disease * California disease * * Canavan disease * cardiac disease * cardiovascular disease (CVD) * cat scratch disease (CSD) * celiac disease, coeliac disease * Central Mississippi River Valley disease (histomatosis) * cerebrovascular disease (CVD) * Chagas' disease (CD) * (CMT) * Charcot's disease, Charcot disease * Christmas disease (haemophilia B, hemophilia B) * chronic beryllium disease (CBD) * chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) * chronic inflammatory bowel disease (CIBD) * chronic kidney disease (CKD) * chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD) * chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) * chronic renal disease (CRD) * chronic respiratory disease (CRD) * clinical disease * clown fish disease * coeliac disease, celiac disease * conformational disease (CD) * congenital metabolic disease * connective tissue disease (CTD) * coronary artery disease (CAD) * coronary disease * coronary heart disease (CHD) * Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) * Crohn's disease (CD) * Curschmann-Steinert disease * cytomegalic inclusion disease (CID) * Darling's disease * deficiency disease * degenerative joint disease (DJD) * demyelinating disease * * diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD) * disease management * disease management program (DMP) * disease-modifying * disease mongering * disease of affluence * disease of civilisation, disease of civilization * disease pattern * diverticular disease (DD) * Dubreuilh-Hutchinson disease * Dupuytren's disease, Dupuytren disease * Dutch disease * Dutch elm disease * Ebola virus disease (EVD) * Eisenmenger disease, Eisenmenger's disease * English disease * extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) * farmer's disease * fatty liver disease (FLD) * fifth disease * Filatov's disease, Filatov disease * foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) * foot-and-mouth disease virus * French disease * gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) * gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) * gastro-intestinal disease * Gaucher's disease (GD) * general disease * generalized disease * genetic disease * genetic prion disease * genital tract disease * geriatric disease * (GSD) * gingival disease * glycogen storage disease (GSD) * graft-versus-host disease * grapevine disease * Graves' disease, Graves disease (GD) * green monkey disease * gross structural heart disease * Guinea worm disease (GWD) * haemolytic disease of the newborn, hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) * Haglund's disease * (HFMD) * Hansen's disease, Hansen disease (HD) (leprosy) * heartworm disease * Hirschsprung disease (Morbus Hirschsprung) * HIV disease * Hodgkin's disease (HD) * Hoffa's disease * hoof-and-mouth disease (HMD) * hookworm disease * Huntington's disease (HD) * hyaline membrane disease (HMD) * hypokinetic disease * immune-mediated disease (IMD) * immunocomplex disease * immunoproliferative disease * inflammatory airway disease (IAD) * inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) * interstitial lung disease (ILD) * intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) * ischaemic heart disease, ischemic heart disease (IHD) * kala-azar disease * Kennedy's disease, Kennedy disease (KD) * Kussmaul-Maier disease * Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD) * Larsen-Johansson disease * leaf curl disease * leaf spot disease * Ledderhose's disease, Ledderhose disease * legionnaires' disease * Little's disease * loco disease, locoweed disease * Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) * Lyme disease (LD) * lymphoproliferative disease (LPD) * mad cow disease * managerial disease * maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) * Marburger virus disease (MVD) * Marburg virus disease (MVD) * Marion's disease, Marion disease * Martin's disease * medullary cystic kidney disease (MCKD) * (MD) * mental disease * metabolic bone disease (MBD) * metabolic disease * microvillus inclusion disease (MID) * Minamata disease * Miyasato's disease * motor neuron disease (MND) * Mondor's disease * Monge's disease * Mucha's disease * Naito-Oyanagi disease (NOD) * National Communicable Disease Center (NCDC) * National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit (NCJDSU) * neurocutaneous disease (NCD) * neurodegenerative disease (ND) * neuroimmunological disease * neuromuscular disease (ND]) * neuronal intermediate filament inclusion disease (NIFID) * Newcastle disease * Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) * Niemann-Pick disease * no appreciable disease (, NAD) * nodding disease * no evidence of disease (NED) * non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) * notifiable disease * obstructive airway disease (OAD) * obstructive airways disease (OAD) * obstructive disease * occlusive disease (OD) * occupational disease * Ockelbo disease * Ohio Valley disease (histoplasmosis) * old-timers' disease (eggcorn for Alzheimer's disease) * Ollier's disease * organic disease * orphan disease * Osgood-Schlatter's disease * paediatric disease, pediatric disease * Paget's disease of bone, Paget's disease * Paget's disease of the breast * Paget-Schroetter disease, * Panama disease * Panner's disease * Parkinson's disease (PD) * parrot disease (psittacosis) * pearl disease * pearly disease * pediatric disease, paediatric disease * Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, Pelizaeus-Merzbacher's disease (PMD) * pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) * Pendred disease (Pendred syndrome) * peptic ulcer disease (PUD) * peripheral artery disease (PAD) * peripheral artery occlusive disease (PAOD) * peripheral occlusive disease (POD) * peripheral vascular disease (PVD) * Perthes' disease (PD) * Peyronie's disease (Induratio penis plastica) (IPP) * Pfeiffer's disease * Pick's disease * pigeon breeder's disease * plant virus disease * pneumatic hammer disease * polycystic kidney disease (PKD) * polycystic liver disease (PLD) * Pott's disease * Posadas-Wernicke disease * prion disease * protein misfolding disease (PMD) * protein-folding disease * pullorum disease * Purtscher's disease * radiation-induced liver disease (RILD) * Raynaud's disease * reactive airway disease (RAD) * rebellious disease * Recklinghausen disease * renal disease * rickettsial disease * Riggs' disease * round heart disease * Roth-Bernhardt disease (Meralgia paraesthetica) * Schamberg disease * Scheuermann's disease (SD) * Schimmelbusch's disease * Schneeberg disease, Schneeberg lung disease * Seitelberger's disease, Seitelberger disease * serum disease * sexually transmitted disease (STD) * shothole disease * sickle cell disease * silver leaf disease * sixth disease * skin disease * Steinert disease * stone disease * stress disease * structural heart disease * subclinical disease * swainsonine disease * swineherder's disease * swineherd's disease * swine vesicular disease (SVD) * Takahara's disease * Takatsuki disease (POEMS syndrome) * Thiemann's disease * tomato disease * urinary bladder disease * valvular heart disease (VHD) * variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) * venereal disease (VD) * venous disease * vine disease * viral disease * viral haemorrhagic disease, viral hemorrhagic disease (VHD) * vocational disease * von Willebrand disease (vWD) * Weil's disease * white muscle disease (WMD) * white spot disease * widespread disease * Wilson's disease (WD) * wilt disease * wind disease (TCM) * wobbler disease * woolsorter's disease * zoonotic disease * zymotic disease

    Verb

    (diseas)
  • (obsolete) To cause unease; to annoy, irritate.
  • * 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Luke VIII:
  • Whyll he yett speake, there cam won from the rulers off the synagogis housse, which sayde to hym: Thy doughter is deed, disease not the master.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.ii:
  • mote he soft himselfe appease, / And fairely fare on foot, how euer loth; / His double burden did him sore disease .
  • To infect with a disease.
  • Anagrams

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    morbific

    English

    Alternative forms

    * morbifick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That causes disease; sickening, pathogenic.