They are shocked by the morbidities of Dostoievsky and Strindberg.
She trusted his affection, respected his cleverness, and instinctively guessed at his vanities and morbidities.
1721, from morbid + -ity.
morbidity mor·bid·i·ty (mōr-bĭd'ĭ-tē)n.
The quality of being morbid.
A diseased state.
The incidence or prevalence of a disease.