Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/23/17 Moribund

Moribund (adjective)
moribund [mawr-uh-buhnd, mor-]


adjective
1. in a dying state; near death.
2. on the verge of extinction or termination.
3. not progressing or advancing; stagnant: a moribund political party.

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Origin: 1715-25; < Latin moribundus dying, equivalent to mori- (stem of morī to die) + -bundus adj. suffix

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