I would definitely recommend it to people who were morbidly obese like I was.
The sequence of events is tragic, morbidly funny, and exquisitely described—as are most of the stories in this collection.
For the morbidly curious, he takes off his mask to reveal his true face at 1:20.
1650s, "of the nature of a disease, indicative of a disease," from Latin morbidus "diseased," from morbus "sickness, disease, ailment, illness," from root of mori "to die," which is possibly from PIE root *mer- "to rub, pound, wear away" (cf. Sanskrit mrnati "crushes, bruises;" Greek marainein "to consume, exhaust, put out, quench," marasmus "consumption"). Transferred use, of mental states, is from 1777. Related: Morbidly; morbidness.
morbid mor·bid (môr'bĭd)
Relating to or caused by disease; pathological or diseased.
Psychologically unhealthy or unwholesome.