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moribund

adjective

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1 nearly dead
  • with its run-down look and empty aisles, the grocery store appeared moribund

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The first known use of moribund was circa 1721

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“Moribund.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/moribund. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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