moribund

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin moribundus (dying)

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Adjective[edit]

moribund (not comparable)

  1. Approaching death; about to die; dying; expiring.
  2. Almost obsolete, nearing an end.

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Noun[edit]

moribund (plural moribunds)

  1. A person who is near to dying.