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Moribund

2011.06.16

|ˈmôrəˌbənd; ˈmär-|

adjective

  • (of a person) at the point of death.
  • (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigor :
    e.g., the moribund blog muckadungdungfooshoyubillygoat.

DERIVATIVES
moribundity |ˌmôrəˈbəndətē; ˌmär-| noun
ORIGIN early 18th cent.: from Latin moribundus, from mori ‘to die.