Either literally or figuratively near death. photo © 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"
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