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MORIBUND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does moribund mean? 

MORIBUND (adjective)
  The adjective MORIBUND has 2 senses:

1. not growing or changing; without force or vitality
2. being on the point of death; breathing your last

  Familiarity information: MORIBUND used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MORIBUND (adjective)


Sense 1moribund [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not growing or changing; without force or vitality

Synonyms:

moribund; stagnant

Similar:

adynamic; undynamic (characterized by an absence of force or forcefulness)


Sense 2moribund [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being on the point of death; breathing your last

Context example:

a moribund patient

Similar:

dying (in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be)


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