Unmoribund

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.

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

moribundity, noun
moribundly, adverb
unmoribund, adjective
unmoribundly, adverb
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moribund (ˈmɒrɪˌbʌnd)
 
adj
1.  near death
2.  stagnant; without force or vitality
 
[C18: from Latin, from morī to die]
 
mori'bundity
 
n
 
'moribundly
 
adv

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moribund
1721, "about to die," from Fr. moribund (16c.), from L. moribundus "dying," from mori "to die" (see mortal). Fig. sense of "near an end" is from 1837.
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moribund mor·i·bund (môr'ə-bŭnd')
n.
At the point of death; dying.


mor'i·bun'di·ty (-bŭn'dĭ-tē) n.
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