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moribund

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoribundmor‧i‧bund /ˈmɒrəbʌnd $ ˈmɔː-, ˈmɑː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 FINISH/COME TO AN ENDa moribund organization, industry etc is no longer active or effective and may be coming to an end 🔊 The region’s heavy industry is still inefficient and moribund. 🔊 A cut in interest rates will help the country’s moribund housing market.2 literaryFINISH/COME TO AN END slowly dying 🔊 The patient was moribund by the time the doctor arrived.
Examples from the Corpus
moribundWith inflation apparently moribund, a big jump in rates seems unlikely.Not that there is anything moribund about her career.The Board is trying to stimulate the moribund economy.As seasons passed, the priest could account for only eleven baptized people, moribund infants all.And with all of this expansion under way, companies have virtually no incentive to revive moribund refineries.
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