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Origin of moribund
OTHER WORDS FROM moribundmor·i·bun·di·ty, nounmor·i·bund·ly, adverbun·mor·i·bund, adjectiveun·mor·i·bund·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for moribund
You could say that when the world got moribund, “No Activity” got animated.
Owing perhaps to its subordinate status, Africa’s second highest peak has not been as romanticized in Western culture as its Tanzanian counterpart—at least if Toto lyrics and Hemingway fantasies of moribund masculinity are anything to go by.Behind the Scenes of a Unique FKT Attempt in Kenya|Martin Fritz Huber|November 24, 2020|Outside Online
It wasn’t too long ago that Bed Bath & Beyond was presumed by many investors to be moribund.Bed Bath & Beyond stock jumps 30% on first sales gain in years|Phil Wahba|October 1, 2020|Fortune
Then Heal STL was burned down Monday like a moribund body for cremation.The Baptism of Michael Brown Sr. and Ferguson’s Baptism by Fire|Justin Glawe|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leaving the moribund Eddie, Frank crosses paths with a black deliveryman, and they talk about hurricane survivors.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What these examples show is that even moribund brands can be revived.
When Murdoch bought the paper in 1969 it was a moribund broadsheet losing a ton of money, with a circulation of 800,000.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now French investigators, with the help of the FBI, want to know if it is more than a moribund coincidence.Alps Murder Twist: Iraqi Wife Had Secret American Ex-Husband Who Died on the Same Day|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The taint was too inveterate to be eradicated; the evil was immedicable; Rome was already effete and moribund.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
For a time Parliament was enormously taken up with moribund issues and old quarrels.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
Possibly the first-hand memoir of a miracle would have satisfied us, or the harrowing confessions and last wishes of the moribund.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
I have attended many death-beds in response to the invitations of the moribund,but I shall not be present at yours!The Sorrows of Satan|Marie Corelli
In reality, however, many of these popular workers were already moribund and the novel was being honeycombed by French influence.