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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
More example sentences
  • I don't understand why our society is so death obsessed.
  • 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.

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