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Monday, April 11, 2011

MORIBUND: "at the point of death; lacking vitality and vigor"

Either literally or figuratively near death. Marble Wall Plaque in The Kilmorey Mausoleumphoto © 2010 Maxwell Hamilton | more info (via: Wylio)

American Heritage Dictionary (2 definitions)

1. Approaching death; about to die.
2. On the verge of becoming obsolete: moribund customs; a moribund way of life.

Century Dictionary (2 definitions)

1. In a dying state.
2. A dying person.

A "moribund economy"

Rij werklozen in een stempellokaal / Unemployed queueing for social benefit photo © 2011 Nationaal Archief | more info (via: Wylio)


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