moribund

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French moribond, from Latin moribundus (dying).

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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.

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German[edit]

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moribund (strong nominative masculine singular moribunder, not comparable)

  1. (also figuratively) moribund (approaching death)

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Further reading[edit]

  • moribund” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • moribund” in Duden online
  • moribund” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon