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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Being on the point of death; Not growing or changing.

Usage examples (37)
  • Daily removal of dead and moribund fish should occur except when this might involve danger to personnel who work on sea cages.
  • A moribund patient
  • Adjective : a moribund political party
  • Well, I think a language with ten speakers can be safely called moribund anyway. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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