The definition of moribund is someone or something that is near death or that is lacking in life and vitality.(adjective)
An example of moribund is a description you would use for someone who is on his death bed and about to pass away.
See moribund in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L moribundus, dying < mori, to die: see mortal
See moribund in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin moribundus
Origin: , from morī, to die; see mer- in Indo-European roots.
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