mor·i·bund (môrə-bŭnd′, mŏr-)
1. Approaching death; about to die.
2. On the verge of becoming obsolete: moribund customs; a moribund way of life.
3. Barely active or in use, especially after a period of intense activity: a moribund stock market.
[Latin moribundus, from morī, to die; see mer- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
mor′i·bundi·ty (-bŭndĭ-tē) n.
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